nexum

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

nexum (uncountable)

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  1. A contract in early Ancient Rome in which the debtor pledged his own person as collateral should he default on his loan (thus risking becoming a slave to the creditor).

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

nexum

  1. nominative neuter singular of nexus
  2. accusative masculine singular of nexus
  3. accusative neuter singular of nexus
  4. vocative neuter singular of nexus