Definition of prosbul
: a rabbinical enactment circumventing the biblical law remitting debts during the sabbatical year by transferring a creditor's claims to the court
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Origin and Etymology of prosbul
Mishnaic Hebrew pĕrōzbōl, pĕrōsbōl, probably from Greek prosbolē application, approach, from prosballein to strike against, apply, from pros- + ballein to throw — more at devil
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