procès verbal

noun
pro·cès ver·bal | \prō-ˌsā-vər-ˈbäl, -ˌver-\
plural procès verbals\-ˈbälz \

Legal Definition of procès verbal 

in the civil law of Louisiana : an official written record of a proceeding (as a judicial sale of property)

History and Etymology for procès verbal

French, literally, verbal trial

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