The definition of legal is something connected to law or a government’s system of rules.(adjective)
An example of legal is the type of action that will be decided by a court.
See legal in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: MFr légal < L legalis < lex (gen. legis), law, prob. < IE base *le-, to collect > L legere, Gr legein, to collect
See legal in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin lēgālis
Origin: , from lēx, lēg-, law; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
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