hypothecary

[ hahy-poth-i-ker-ee, hi- ]
/ haɪˈpɒθ ɪˌkɛr i, hɪ- /
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adjective

of or relating to a hypothec.
created or secured by a hypothec.

Nearby words

  1. hypothalamohypophysial portal system,
  2. hypothalamus,
  3. hypothallus,
  4. hypothec,
  5. hypotheca,
  6. hypothecate,
  7. hypothecium,
  8. hypothenar,
  9. hypothenuse,
  10. hypothermal

Origin of hypothecary

First recorded in 1650–60; hypothec + -ary

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