Meaning of obligant in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɒblɪɡ(ə)nt/


Scots Law
  • A person who binds himself or herself, or who is legally bound, to pay or perform something.


Late 16th century; earliest use found in Burgh Court Perth. From classical Latin obligant-, obligāns person who places himself or herself under an obligation, in post-classical Latin also specifically in legal context (from late 3rd century), use as noun of present participle of obligāre.