faenus nauticum

noun
faenus nau·​ti·​cum | \ -ˈnȯtə̇kəm \

Definition of faenus nauticum

Roman law
: interest paid on maritime loans to be repaid only when a ship and its cargo safely reach port

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History and Etymology for faenus nauticum

Late Latin, literally, maritime interest

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“Faenus nauticum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faenus%20nauticum. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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