Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of lending on interest.
  • noun The interest or gain of that which is lent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The act of fenerating; interest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Lending money at interest; usury.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin faenerationem, from faenerare.

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