jurisprudent

noun
ju·​ris·​pru·​dent | \ ˌju̇r-əs-ˈprü-dᵊnt How to pronounce jurisprudent (audio) \

Definition of jurisprudent

: jurist

First Known Use of jurisprudent

1628, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jurisprudent

Late Latin jurisprudent-, jurisprudens, from Latin juris + prudent-, prudens skilled, prudent

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“Jurisprudent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jurisprudent. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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jurisprudent

noun
ju·​ris·​pru·​dent | \ ˌju̇r-əs-ˈprüd-ᵊnt How to pronounce jurisprudent (audio) \

Legal Definition of jurisprudent

: jurist

History and Etymology for jurisprudent

Late Latin jurisprudent-, jurisprudens, from Latin juris, genitive of jus right, law + prudent-, prudens foreseeing, skilled, prudent

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