mittimus

noun mit·ti·mus \ ˈmi-tə-məs \

Definition of mittimus

:a warrant of commitment to prison

Origin and Etymology of mittimus

Latin, we send, from mittere to send


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mittimus

noun mit·ti·mus \ ˈmi-tə-məs \

legal Definition of mittimus

:a warrant issued to a sheriff commanding the delivery to prison of a person named in the warrant

Origin and Etymology of mittimus

Latin, we send


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