- 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 dīrēctum from neuter of Latin dīrēctus straight ; see direct .