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)

Other Words from solidary

solidarily \ ˌsä-​lə-​ˈder-​ə-​lē \ adverb

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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“Solidary.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/solidary. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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