judex ordinarius


judex or·​di·​na·​ri·​us
plural judices ordinarii
: a judicial magistrate having jurisdiction in his own right as a judge as distinguished from a judex appointed for a particular case

Word History


Medieval Latin, literally, regular judge

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“Judex ordinarius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judex%20ordinarius. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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