Definition of mittimus in English:
A warrant committing a person to prison.
- In the future, the mittimus should be sent electronically to the Department of Corrections.
- You have asked this office to render a formal opinion concerning the service of capias mittimus by state marshals.
- I will then examine, whether the statute of Connecticut requires a mittimus for commitment on attachments?
Latin, literally 'we send', first used as the opening word of the writ which transferred records from one court to another ( late Middle English to the early 18th century).