hypothec

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hypothec

(haɪˈpɒθɪk)
n
(Law) Roman law Scots law a charge on property in favour of a creditor
[C16: from Late Latin hypotheca a security, from Greek hupothēkē deposit, pledge, from hupotithenai to deposit as a security, place under, from hypo- + tithenai to place]