foenus

/fiynas/ In the civil law, interest on money; the lending of money on interest

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • FOENUS — ex fetu, i. e. partu pecuniae, ut Gr. τόκος ἀπὸ τοῦ τίκτειν, Varro. Alii a fundo, quia fructus fundit: vel a fetendo, quod eiusmodi lucrum feteat in Rep. primitus appellabatur naturalis terrae fetus, postea per translationem, nummorum fetum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Foenus [1] — Foenus (lat.), Zinsen, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Foenus [2] — Foenus, Schlupfwespengattung aus der Familie der Alysioidea, Hinterleib gestielt, sehr lang, seitlich zusammengedrückt: Art: F. jaculator, schwarz, Hinterleibsmitte roth, Schienen u. Hintertarsen mit weißer Basis; Länge 12–13 Linien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Foenus — (lat.), Zins aus einem Gelddarlehen, auch das Gelddarlehen selbst …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Foenus — Foenus, Zins. F.nauticum, Zins, welcher für ein auf des Gläubigers Gefahr über Meer gehendes Kapital (trajectitia pecunia) zu zahlen ist und 12 Procent betragen darf …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • foenus — That which is produced; the interest of money …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • foenus — variant of faenus …   Useful english dictionary

  • foenus unciarium — /fiynas ansiyeriyam/ Interest of onetwelfth, that is, interest amounting annually to onetwelfth of the principal, hence at the rate of eight and one third per cent, per annum. This was the highest legal rate of interest in the early times of the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • foenus nauticum — /fiynas notakam/ Nautical or maritime interest …   Black's law dictionary

  • foenus nauticum — An agreement for the repayment of a marine loan, with extraordinary interest. See 2 Bl Comm 458 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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