British Dictionary definitions for non-fiscal
- (in some countries) a public prosecutor
- Scot short for procurator fiscal
Word Origin for fiscal
Word Origin and History for non-fiscal
1560s, "pertaining to public revenue," from Middle French fiscal, from Late Latin fiscalis "of or belonging to the state treasury," from Latin fiscus "treasury," originally "purse, basket made of twigs (in which money was kept)," of unknown origin. The general sense of "financial" (1865, American English) was abstracted from phrases like fiscal calendar, fiscal year. Related: Fiscally.