feneration

noun

Definition of feneration

plural -s
obsolete
: the act or practice of lending money on interest : usury

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Origin and Etymology of feneration

Latin faeneration-, faeneratio, from faeneratus, feneratus (past participle of faenerari, fenerari to lend on interest, irregular from faenor-, faenus, fenor-, fenus interest) + -ion-, -io -ion


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