Definitions for "Hypothec"
A landlord's right, independently of stipulation, over the stocking (cattle, implements, etc.), and crops of his tenant, as security for payment of rent.
a charge on one or several specific corporeal or incorporeal properties, or on all the properties included in a universality
a real right on a movable or immovable property made liable for the performance of an obligation
Keywords:  inrooipcvl, lat, akin, roman, pledge
Hypothec (Lat. hypotheca, Gr. inroOipcvl), in Roman law, the most advanced form of the contract of pledge; in modern civil law (legal system), an instrument akin to the common law mortgage.