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noun com·mo·da·tum \ˌkä-mə-ˈdā-təm, ˌkō-mō-ˈdä-tu̇m\

Legal Definition of commodatum

  1. :  a gratuitous loan of movable property to be used and returned by the borrower :  loan for use at loan — compare deposit, gratuitous bailment at bailment, loan for consumption at loan

Origin and Etymology of commodatum

Latin, loan, from neuter of commodatus, past participle of commodare to lend, bestow

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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