judicial etymology

English word judicial comes from Latin iudex (Decider, umpire. Judge. Juror.)

Detailed word origin of judicial

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iudex Latin (lat) Decider, umpire. Judge. Juror.
iudicialis Latin (lat) Belonging to the courts of justice; judicial.
judicial English (eng) (Ireland, historical) specified by a civil bill court under the terms of the Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881. Of or relating to judgeship or the judiciary, the collective body of judges.. Of or relating to the administration of justice.. Of or relating to the court system or the judicial branch of government. That branch of government which is responsible for maintaining the courts of law and [...]

Words with the same origin as judicial

Descendants of iudex
judge judgement judgment judgmental jug prejudice