mu·tu·um /'myü-chu̇-wəm/ n [Latin, from neuter of mutuus borrowed, lent]: loan for consumption at loan

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index loan

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

in Roman law, and in Scots law, loan for consumption, the property borrowed being replaced by a similar article. An example would be the 'borrowing' of a pint of milk. See commodatum.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • Mutŭum — (lat.), Darlehn …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mutŭum — (lat.), Darlehen (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mutuum — Mutuum, lat, Darlehen; m. adjutorium, gegenseitige Hilfe …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Mutuum — Das mutuum (lat., Darlehen) war ein Vertrag des römischen Rechts zur Übereignung einer Geldsumme. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Beschreibung 2 Herkunft und Entwicklung 3 Dogmatik 3.1 Realkontrakt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mutuum — noun a) a loan in Roman and civil law of fungible things to be restored in similar property of the same quantity and quality b) a contract in which movables are so loaned …   Wiktionary

  • Mutuum —    Droit civil: contrat en vertu duquel une personne dite le prêteur remet à une autre dénommée l emprunteur une chose fongible et consommable à charge pour elle d en restituer une semblable ; appelé aussi prêt de consommation …   Lexique de Termes Juridiques

  • mutuum — mu·tu·um …   English syllables

  • mutuum — /myuwtyuwsm/ A loan for consumption; a loan of chattels, upon an agreement that the borrower may consume them, returning to the lender an equivalent in kind and quantity; as, a loan of corn, wine, or money which is to be used or consumed, and is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • mutuum — A relation known to the Roman or Continental law; a loan of a chattel for consumption or appropriation by the person receiving the article to his own use. 8 Am J2d Bailm § 37 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mutuum — …   Useful english dictionary

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