Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
(et-ahl Abbreviation for the Latin phrase "et alia," meaning "and others." This is commonly used in shortening the name of a court case, so that instead of listing all the plaintiffs or defendants, one of them will be listed followed by the term "et al."
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:15 pm