mont–de–piété

noun mont–de–pié·té \mōⁿd(ə)pyātā\

Definition of mont–de–piété

plural

monts–de–piété

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  1. :  a public pawnbroker's office for lending money at reasonable rates

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Origin and Etymology of mont–de–piété

French, from Italian monte di pietà, literally, bank of pity


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