Law an offense; wrong or injury
Origin of delictClassical Latin delictum, a fault from past participle of delinquere: see delinquency
A wrongful act under law, such as a tort or a criminal offense.
Origin of delictLatin dēlictum from neuter past participle of dēlinquere to offend ; see delinquent .
From Latin delictum (“fault”), from neuter of delictus, past participle of delinquo (“to be lacking", "to fail", "to transgress”)
delict - Legal Definition
From the Latin delictum, an offense. A breach of criminal or civil law.