Licit



[lis-it] /ˈlɪs ɪt/

adjective
1.
legal; lawful; legitimate; permissible.
/ˈlɪsɪt/
adjective
1.
a less common word for lawful
adj.

late 15c., from Middle French licite or directly from Latin licitus “lawful,” past participle of licere “be allowed, be lawful” (see licence). Related: Licitly; licitness.

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