Wordswarms From Years Past
Adjacent Words Jurisdictional
JU'ROR, n. [L. jurator; or rather juro, to swear.]
One that serves on a jury; one sworn to deliver the truth on the evidence given him concerning any matter in question or on trial. n
1: someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury [syn: juror, juryman, jurywoman]
noun Date: 14th century 1. a member of a jury a. a person summoned to serve on a jury b. a person who takes an oath (as of allegiance) 2. n. 1 a member of a jury. 2 a person who takes an oath (cf. NONJUROR).
Etymology: ME f. AF jurour, OF jureor f. L jurator -oris f. jurare jurat- swear Juror Ju"ror, n. [F. jureur one who takes oath, L. jurator a swearer, fr. jurare, jurari, to swear. See
Jury, n.] 1. (Law) A member of a jury; a juryman. I shall both find your lordship judge and juror. -- Shak. 2. A member of any jury for awarding prizes, etc.
(jurors) A juror is a member of a jury. N-COUNT
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