prêt-nom

noun
\ ˈpreˈnōⁿ \
plural prêt-noms\ " \

Definition of prêt-nom

civil law
: one who lends his name to another to use

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History and Etymology for prêt-nom

French prête-nom, from prêter to lend (from Old French prester) + nom name, from Latin nomen

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“Prêt-nom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pr%C3%AAt-nom. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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