An obiter dictum; a statement from the bench commenting on a point of law which is not necessary for the judgment at hand and therefore has no judicial weight, as opposed to ratio decidendi.
Incidentally; in passing.
Origin: From obiter.
in passing; incidentally; by the way
Origin: [L., on the way; ob (see Ob-) + iter a going, a walk, way.]
The numerical value of obiter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of obiter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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