droit

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noun \ˈdrȯit, ˈdrwä\

Definition of droit

  1. :  a legal right

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Origin and Etymology of droit

Middle English, from Anglo-French dreit, droit, from Medieval Latin directum, from Late Latin, neuter of directus just, from Latin, direct — more at dress

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