Definition of particeps criminis in English:

particeps criminis

noun

Law
  • An accomplice or partner in crime; an accessory.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Coke (1552–1634), lawyer, legal writer, and politician. From post-classical Latin particeps criminis from classical Latin particeps participant, accomplice + crīminis, genitive of crīmen crime.

Pronunciation

particeps criminis

/ˌpɑːtɪsɛps ˈkrɪmɪnɪs/