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pignus

[ pig-nuhs ]
/ ˈpɪg nəs /
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noun, plural pig·no·ra [pig-ner-uh]. /ˈpɪg nər ə/. Roman and Civil Law.
property held as security for a debt.
the contract containing such a pledge.
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Origin of pignus

<Latin: literally, pledge
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