prochein amy\¦prōˌsheˌna¦mē, prō¦sh-, -nä¦-\
Definition of prochein ami
: 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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