1. one of a group of persons sworn to deliver a verdict in a case submitted to them; member of a jury.
  2. one of the panel from which a jury is selected.
  3. one of a group of people who judge a competition.
  4. a person who has taken an oath or sworn allegiance.


  1. a member of a jury
  2. a person whose name is included on a panel from which a jury is selected
  3. a person who takes an oath

c.1300 (attested from late 12c. in Anglo-Latin), from Anglo-French jurour (late 13c.; Old French jureor), from Latin iuratorem (nominative iurator) “swearer,” agent noun from iurare “to swear” (see jury (n.)).

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