k) KEY ADJECTIVE:
- Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.
- Of, relating to, or used in debate or argument; rhetorical.
- Relating to the use of science or technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law: a forensic laboratory.
From Latin fornsis
, public, of a forum
, from forum
; see dhwer-
in Indo-European rootsOTHER FORMS:fo·rensi·cal·ly(Adverb)