prochein ami

noun pro·chein ami \¦prōˌsheˌna¦mē, prō¦sh-, -nä¦-\
variants: or

prochein amy

\¦prōˌsheˌna¦mē, prō¦sh-, -nä¦-\

Definition of prochein ami

  1. :  one not regularly appointed that acts (as in a suit at law) for one not sui juris (as an infant, married woman) :  next friend

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Origin and Etymology of prochein ami

Middle English prochein amy, from Anglo-French prochein ami, literally, near friend

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a brief usually trivial fact

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