Fisc definition

fĭsk
(historical) The public treasury of ancient Rome.
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Any state treasury or exchequer.
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The treasury of a kingdom or state.
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(rare) A royal or state treasury; exchequer.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fisc
Plural:
fiscs

Origin of fisc

  • French from Latin fiscus money basket, treasury

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French, from Latin fiscus (“basket, money-bag, public treasury”); see fiscal.

    From Wiktionary