Meaning of subpoena duces tecum

sub•poe•na du•ces te•cum

Pronunciation: (su-pē'nu d'sēz tē'kum, d'sāz tā'kum, sub-), [key]
— Law. Law.
  1. a writ directing a person to appear in court and to bring some document described in the writ. Also called
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