Amount of time between a bond's issue date and its maturity date, as opposed to its current maturity. see also maturity.
The number of years to maturity at the time a bond is issued.
the time from a bond's original issue date to its maturity date
The interval between the date of issue of a bond and the bond's maturity date.
Maturity at issue. For example, a five year note has an original maturity of 5 years; one year later it has a maturity of 4 years.