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Definition of the noun Amicus

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Amicus is a genus of Dasycladaceae, described by V.P. Maslov in 1956.

Amicus is a genus of Arthropoda, described by Koroleva in 1967.

Amicus is a genus of Knoxitidae, described by Tschigova in 1977.

Amicus is a genus of Knoxitidae, described by Tschigova in 1977.

Amicus is a genus of Chlorophyta incertae sedis.

Alternative definition of the noun Amicus


  1. [legal, informal] Someone not a party to a case who submits a brief and/or presents oral argument in that case.


Amicus a.k.a. Amicus, Virginia: Amicus is an unincorporated community in Greene County, Virginia, United States. Amicus is the Latin word for 'friend'.


  1. Amicus was the United Kingdom's second-largest trade union, and the largest private sector union, formed by the merger of Manufacturing Science and Finance, the AEEU agreed in 2001, and two smaller unions, UNIFI and the GPMU. Amicus also organised in both parts of Ireland and was affiliated to the UK Trades Union Congress, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and the Scottish Trades Union Congress.
  2. Amicus is a legal non-profit organisation based in the United Kingdom which helps provide representation for those facing the death penalty in the United States and elsewhere.
  3. Amicus is a venture investor.

Phrases with Amicus

  1. amicus curiae
  2. Genus Amicus
  3. Athous Amicus
  4. Lestes Amicus
  5. Stenus amicus
  6. Ampedus Amicus
  7. Bruchus Amicus
  8. Cleonus Amicus
  9. Cybaeus amicus
  10. Mellana Amicus
  11. Tylopus Amicus
  12. Eupelmus Amicus
  13. Pauropus Amicus
  14. Pellenes Amicus
  15. Stylurus Amicus
  16. Antamenes Amicus
  17. Astoxenus Amicus
  18. Baryconus amicus
  19. Caccobius Amicus
  20. Conophyma Amicus

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Google previewInternet Comedy Television Series, 1997-2015 (2016)

by Vincent Terrace

Amicus is an incubus (the male version of a succubus—a creature that, through a kiss, draws the life spirit out of a person). Herzog is the mysterious owner (a Wraith) of the Hemingway's Bar and appears to know the secrets people possess .

Google previewBook 7 of Caesar's Bellum gallicum (2004)

by Julius Caesar, Drew Arlen Mannetter

Here, amicus means A (as title accorded to foreign kings) a friend of the Roman state (OLD amicus2 4). cum magno equitum suorum numero: Ablative of accompaniment with the preposition cum (A.G. 413). equitum suorum: Partitive genitive ...

Google previewInternet Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Television Series, 1998-2013 (2014)

by Vincent Terrace

Amicus is an incubus (the male version ofa succubus—a creature that, through a kiss, draws the life spirit out ofa person). Herzog is the mysterious owner (a Wraith) ofthe Hemingways Bar and appears to know the secrets people possess.

Google previewGlobalisation and Its Impact on Wales: Oral and written evidence (2009)

Ms Speight: From our perspective — Amicus is the largest private sector union in Wales and we organise across all sectors of manufacturing — there has been a significant decline in the last five or six years in the number of manufacturing jobs ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Psychology Set (2015)

by Robin L. Cautin, Scott O. Lilienfeld

regularly submits amicus curie or “friend of the court” briefs in legal cases to which psychological research might usefully inform the evidence base. Amicus briefs are filed on behalf of either side ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints (2003)

by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, Stephen Bunson

Amicus and Amelius (d. 773) > Two Frankish knights. Amicus was ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)

by Roger J.R. Levesque

[Amicus curiae brief ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (2015)

by David Schultz, John R. Vile

Amicus curiae (Latin, meaning “friend of the court”) is a term used for written legal arguments (called briefs) filed by persons and organizations not a party to a case before the U.S. Supreme Court but who nonetheless seek to influence the ...

Google previewLegal Dictionary of Food Security in the World (2013)

by François Collart Dutilleul, Jean-Philippe Bugnicourt

The procedural mechanism amicus curiae, literally “friend of the Court” is a means by which a Court may invite or...

The amicus curiae is traditionally appointed in exceptional cases at the instance of the judge, and generally this would be a ...

Google previewThe U.S. Justice System: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Steven Harmon Wilson Ph.D.

Amicus Curiae Interest group involvement in the judicial process may take several different forms depending on the goals of the particular group. Among the principal tactics is the frequent presentation of information before the courts through ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1C3U1S1

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