Complete Definition of "amicus"

English
Etymology
Abbreviation of amicus curiae.
Noun
en-noun|amici
#law|informal Someone not a party to a case who submits a brief and/or presents oral argument in that case.
Synonyms
amicus curiae qualifier|formal


Latin

Etymology
From Latin amare, love + -ic adjective ending, used as substantive

Noun
la-noun|amicus|amici#Latin|amicī|m|second

  1. friend

Inflection
ladecl2
la-decl-2nd|amic

Adjective
la-adj-1&2|amicus|amīcus|amica|amīca|amicum|amīcum

#friendly, amicable.

Inflection

Template:la-decl-1&2|amīc

Related terms
ami
amicus curiae

Descendants
amic (Catalan)
amity (English)
amicable (English)
amiko (Esperanto)
ami (French)
amigo (Spanish)
amiko (Ido)
amico (Interlingua)
amico (Italian)
amícu (Sardinian)
amike (Novial)
amigo (Portuguese)
amic (Romanian)
amigo (Spanish)

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