Octroi Definition

äktroi; Fr ktpwȧ
octrois
noun
A tax on certain goods entering a town.
Webster's New World
The place where this tax is collected.
Webster's New World
The official or officials collecting this tax.
Webster's New World

(historical) A privilege granted by the sovereign authority, such as the exclusive right of trade granted to a guild or society; a concession.

Wiktionary

(historical) A tax levied in money or kind at the gate of a French city on articles brought within the walls.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Octroi

  • French octroi

    From Wiktionary

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