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The treasury of a kingdom or state.
[French, from Latin fiscus, money basket, treasury.]
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(Banking & Finance) rare a state or royal treasury
[C16: from Latin fiscus treasury, originally money-bag]
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a royal or state treasury; exchequer.
[1590–1600; < Middle French < Latin fiscus treasury, moneybag, literally, basket, bag]
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|Noun||1.||fisc - a state treasury or exchequer or a royal treasury; originally the public treasury of Rome or the emperor's private purse|
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