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Noun: amicus (amici)  u'mee-kus or u'mI-kus
  1. (law) an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest
    - amicus curiae, friend of the court

Derived forms: amici

Type of: adviser, advisor, consultant

Encyclopedia: Amicus, VA