Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 05/07/16 Pecuniary

Pecuniary (adjective)
pecuniary [pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee]

1. of or relating to money: pecuniary difficulties.
2. consisting of or given or exacted in money or monetary payments: pecuniary tributes.
3. (of a crime, violation, etc.) involving a money penalty or fine.

1, 2. See financial.

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Origin: 1495-1505; < Latin pecūniārius, derivative of pecūnia property, money ( pecūn-, derivative of pecū flock (see peculiar ), with -ūn- as in tribūna tribune1, fortūna fortune, etc. + -ia -ia ); see -ary

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