- a legal right
- that to which one has legal claim
Origin of droitMiddle English ; from Old French ; from Medieval Latin directum, right, justice ; from Classical Latin directus: see direct
- A legal right.
- Something to which one has legal right.
Origin of droitMiddle English, a fee allowed by law, from Old French, right, from Late Latin d&imacron;r&emacron;ctum, from neuter of Latin d&imacron;r&emacron;ctus, straight; see direct.