solidary

adjective
sol·​i·​dary | \ˈsä-lə-ˌder-ē\

Legal Definition of solidary 

in the civil law of Louisiana

1 : existing jointly and severally

2 : being a party to a solidary obligation when one obligor owes an indivisible performance to distinct obligees, the obligees are solidary obligeesForeman v. Montgomery, 496 So. 2d 1280 (1986)

History and Etymology for solidary

French solidaire characterized by community of interests, from Middle French, from Latin (in) solidum for the whole, involving all

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