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usurer

noun usu·rer \ˈyü-zhər-ər, ˈyüzh-rər\

: a person who lends money and requires the borrower to pay a high amount of interest

Full Definition of USURER

:  one that lends money especially at an exorbitant rate

First Known Use of USURER

14th century

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation

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