droit

droit

[droit; French drwa]
noun, plural droits [droits; French drwa] .
1.
a legal right or claim.
2.
droits, Finance, Rare. customs duties.

Origin:
1470–80; < French < Late Latin dīrēctum legal right, law (noun use of neuter of Latin dīrēctus direct)

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droit (drɔɪt, French drwa)
 
n , pl droits
a legal or moral right or claim; due
 
[C15: from French: legal right, from Medieval Latin dīrēctum law, from Latin: a straight line; see direct]

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