mutuary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin mutuarius mutual. See mutuation.

Noun[edit]

mutuary (plural mutuaries)

  1. (law) One who borrows personal chattels which are to be consumed by him, and which he is to return or repay in kind.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.