ci·vil·ian 1 n: a specialist in Roman or modern civil law
civilian 2 adj: of or relating to civil law as distinguished from common law

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index civil (public), layman

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A person not in the military; a private citizen.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

1. a person learned in the civil or Roman law.
2. as an adjective, pertaining to the civil or Roman law.
3. a person not in the armed forces.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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