Definition of pandectist in English:

pandectist

noun

historical
  • See pandect

    • ‘The German civil code was later; the pandectists, including Savigny, had had another century to refine their ideas.’
    • ‘One researcher presented a reconstruction of the Roman political system orientated around the premises of the contemporary pandectist system.’
    • ‘A strong argument may also be made that the pandectist jurisprudence of Continental Europe presents an example of the use of doctrinal expositions as primary sources of law.’