M-of-N Multisig, Multisig Output

This definition comes from the technical glossary.


A pubkey script that provides n number of pubkeys and requires the corresponding signature script provide m minimum number signatures corresponding to the provided pubkeys.


  • Multisig

  • Bare multisig

Not To Be Confused With

  • P2SH multisig (a multisig script contained inside P2SH)

  • Advanced scripts that require multiple signatures without using OP_CHECKMULTISIG or OP_CHECKMULTISIGVERIFY