meaning of BILINGUIS

BILINGUIS meaning in Law Dictionary

Of a double language or tongue; that may talk two languages. A term applied in old publications to a jury composed partially of Englishmen and partly of people from other countries, which, because of the English legislation, an alien party to a suit is, using cases, eligible to; more commonly known as a "jury de nudictate limjucc." 3 Bl. Comm. 300; 4 Steph. Comm. 422.