commodatum

noun

com·​mo·​da·​tum
ˌkä-mə-ˈdā-təm, ˌkō-mō-ˈdä-tu̇m
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Commodatum.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/commodatum. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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