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EtymologyEdit

From French fisc, from Latin fiscus (basket, money-bag, public treasury); see fiscal.

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fisc (plural fiscs)

  1. (historical) The public treasury of ancient Rome.
  2. Any state treasury or exchequer.

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fisc f (plural fiscs)

  1. (economics) fiscal administration

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ- (fish).

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fisc m

  1. fish

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Further readingEdit

  • fisk”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old EnglishEdit

 
The word fisc is found on the early 8th century Franks Casket, one of the oldest monuments of Old English.

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ-.

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fisċ m

  1. fish

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fisc m

  1. Alternative form of fisk