Last modified on 21 June 2013, at 00:07

in specie

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin, specie, the ablative singular form of species (kind", "form", or "type)

AdverbEdit

in specie (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) In respect to kind
    Although the power of a king is lesser in degree than an emperor, it is the similar in specie.
  2. (law, finance) In the actual form, especially in the context of a distribution of assets or a loan repayment.
  3. (law, finance) In coin or monetary metal, in contrast to fiat currency or other paper.

DescendantsEdit