pignus legale

noun
pignus le·​ga·​le | \ -lāˈgä(ˌ)lā, -lə̇ˈgālē \

Definition of pignus legale

: a pledge or lien arising by operation of law (as in case of a landlord)

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History and Etymology for pignus legale

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“Pignus legale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pignus%20legale. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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