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NounEdit

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).

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ParticipleEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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
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