Correus-debendi Definition

noun

(law) A person jointly liable for a debt with another or others; a correal debtor; a codebtor.

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Singular:
correus-debendi
Plural:
correi-debendi

Origin of Correus-debendi

  • First attested in 1668, in the singular on July 3rd and in the plural on December 19th; Latin: correus (“partaker in guilt”, “co-defendant”) + dēbendī (“of that which is to be owed”, the genitive singular of the neuter substantive of the future passive participle of dēbeō, “I owe”) = “one jointly liable for something owed”.

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