fisc

[ fisk ]
/ fɪsk /

noun

a royal or state treasury; exchequer.

Origin of fisc

1590–1600; < Middle French < Latin fiscus treasury, moneybag, literally, basket, bag
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fisc

/ (fɪsk) /

noun

rare a state or royal treasury

Word Origin for fisc

C16: from Latin fiscus treasury, originally money-bag
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