leguleian

noun
leg·​u·​le·​ian | \ ˌlegyəˈlēən \
plural -s

Definition of leguleian

: pettifogger some silly leguleians … argue unawares against their own clients— Joseph Washington

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History and Etymology for leguleian

Latin leguleius pettifogger (from leg-, lex law) + English -an

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“Leguleian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leguleian. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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