stipulor

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Etymology[edit]

Probably derived from stipula (blade or wisp of straw), that played a symbolic role when the partners formally confirmed the agreement.[1]

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present active stipulor, present infinitive stipulārī, perfect active stipulātus sum (deponent)

  1. I demand a formal promise; bargain, covenant, stipulate.
  2. I promise, engage, pledge myself.

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References[edit]

  • stipulor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  1. ^ “stipulare” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2