Origin of licitMiddle English lycite ; from Classical Latin licitus, past participle of licere, to be permitted: see leisure
Permitted by law; legal.
Origin of licitMiddle English, from Old French licite, from Latin licitus, past participle of lic&emacron;re, to be permitted.
(comparative more licit, superlative most licit)
From Latin licitus (“lawful"), perfect participle of licet (“pertaining to the law").