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- 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).
- nominative neuter singular of
- accusative masculine singular of
- accusative neuter singular of
- vocative neuter singular of
- nexum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- nexum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- “nexum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
- nexum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
- nexum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin