particeps criminis

noun
par·​ti·​ceps crim·​i·​nis | \ ˈpar-ti-ˌseps-ˈkri-mə-nis, ˈpär- \

Legal Definition of particeps criminis

: one who takes part in a crime : accomplice

History and Etymology for particeps criminis

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“Particeps criminis.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/particeps%20criminis. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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