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A specialist in law.
[Middle English legiste, from Old French, from Medieval Latin lēgista, from Latin lēx, lēg-, law; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Professions) a person versed in the law
[C15: from Medieval Latin lēgista, from lēx law]
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an expert in law, esp. ancient law.
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a person who is skilled or well versed in law.See also: Law
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legist[ˈliːdʒɪst] N → legista mf
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