Definition of legist in English:

legist

noun

  • A person knowledgeable in the law; a student of law.

adjective

  • Of or relating to a legist.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From (i) Middle French legiste person knowledgeable in the law, jurist.

Pronunciation

legist

/ˈliːdʒɪst/