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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 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 previewEncyclopedia of American Religion and Politics (2014)

by Paul A. Djupe, Laura R. Olson

amicus curiae briefs 29 decision in EVERSON V . BOARD OF EDUCATION ( 1947), in which the Supreme Court upheld state transportation reimbursements to parents of parochial school children. Leaders in the group were concerned that ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

Amicus also serves as an elliptical adjective—e.g.: “Texas also failed to seek intervention or file an amicus brief in a Second Circuit case directly reviewing the contract rate rules.

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1C3U1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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