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NOUN (2)

1. a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations;
[syn: jurist, legal expert]

2. a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice;
[syn: judge, justice, jurist]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jurist \Ju`rist\, n. [F. juriste, LL. jurista, fr. L. jus, juris, right, law. See Just, a.] One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law, such as a judge, lawyer, or legal scholar; a writer on civil and international law. [1913 Webster] It has ever been the method of public jurists to draw a great part of the analogies on which they form the law of nations from the principles of law which prevail in civil community. --Burke. Juristic
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jurist n 1: a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations [syn: jurist, legal expert] 2: a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice [syn: judge, justice, jurist]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

JURIST. One well versed in the science of the law. The term is usually applied to students and practitioners of law.