\\ˌlegyəˈlēən\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Latin leguleius pettifogger (from leg-, lex law) + English -an — more at legal

some silly leguleians … argue unawares against their own clients — Joseph Washington

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  • Leguleian — Le gu*le ian (l[=e] g[ u]*l[=e] yan), a. [L. leguleius pettifogger, fr. lex, legis, law.] Lawyerlike; legal. [R.] Leguleian barbarism. De Quincey. n. A lawyer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leguleian — leg·u·le·ian …   English syllables

  • leguleian —   a. like lawyer; pettifogging; n. lawyer.    ♦ leguleious, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • iiyikoyaapiikoan — lawyer; synonyms (n) advocate, attorney, agent, representative, advisor, leguleian, beagle, brief, defender, fixer, mouthpiece, pettifogger, proctor, shyster …   Blackfoot - English thesaurus dictionary

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