obiter

adverb
obi·​ter | \ ˈōbə̇tə(r) sometimes ˈäb- \

Definition of obiter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in passing : incidentally

obiter

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of obiter (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for obiter

Adverb

Latin, from ob to, before, against + iter way, journey, from ire to go

Noun

by shortening

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“Obiter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obiter. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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