antichresis

antichresis
an·ti·chre·sis /ˌan-ti-'krē-sis, ˌan-ˌtī-, ˌan-tē-/ n [New Latin, from Greek, from anti - opposite + chrēsis use, from chrēsthai to use, need] in the civil law of Louisiana: a written pledge and transfer from a debtor to a creditor of possession of immovable property giving the creditor the right to the fruits (as rents) of the property which are to be deducted from the interest or principal of the debt compare pawn

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

antichresis
in Roman law the agreement whereby the creditor in a pawn or mortgage-type transaction was permitted to have the fruits of the property pledged in lieu of interest.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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