jurisconsult

noun

ju·​ris·​con·​sult ˌju̇r-əs-ˈkän-ˌsəlt How to pronounce jurisconsult (audio)
-kən-ˈsəlt
: jurist
especially : one learned in international and public law

Word History

Etymology

Latin jurisconsultus, from juris (genitive of jus) + consultus, past participle of consulere to consult

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jurisconsult was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Jurisconsult.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jurisconsult. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Legal Definition

jurisconsult

noun
ju·​ris·​con·​sult ˌju̇r-əs-ˈkän-ˌsəlt, -kən-ˈsəlt How to pronounce jurisconsult (audio)
: jurist
especially : one learned in international and public law
Etymology

Latin jurisconsultus, from juris, genitive of jus law, right + consultus, past participle of consulere to consult

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