fenerate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin feneratus, past participle of faenero, fenero (I lend on interest), from faenus (interest).

Verb[edit]

fenerate (third-person singular simple present fenerates, present participle fenerating, simple past and past participle fenerated)

  1. (obsolete) To put money to usury; to lend on interest.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for fenerate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fenerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of fenerō