Definition of adminicle in English:

adminicle

noun

Scots Law
  • A document giving evidence as to the existence or contents of another, missing document.

    • ‘It can form one of the (at least) two adminicles of evidence that must exist before it can hold that the person who committed the crime was the accused.’
    • ‘The trial judge took the view that the police officer's evidence of the defendant's being visibly shocked could be regarded as an adminicle independent of the defendant's evidence.’

Origin

Mid 16th century: from Latin adminiculum prop, support.

Pronunciation:

adminicle

/ədˈmɪnɪk(ə)l/