Correus-debendi meaning

(law) A person jointly liable for a debt with another or others; a correal debtor; a codebtor.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

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”.
    From Wiktionary