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Meaning of OBITER DICTUM

Pronunciation:  '√Ębitur 'diktum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
  2. [n]  an incidental remark
 
 Synonyms: dictum, passing comment
 
 See Also: comment, judgement, judgment, opinion, remark

 

 

 

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