venire

noun ve·ni·re \ və-ˈnī-rē \

Definition of venire

: an entire panel from which a jury is drawn

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Origin and Etymology of venire

earlier, "judicial writ ordering jurors to be summoned," short for venire facias


Law Dictionary

venire

noun ve·ni·re \ və-ˈnī-rē \

legal Definition of venire

: a panel from which a jury is to be selected — compare array

Origin and Etymology of venire

probably from venireman


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