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Meaning of OCTROI

Pronunciation:  'âktroy

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a tax on various goods brought into a town
 

OCTROI is a 6 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: duty, tariff

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oc`troi"\, n. [F.]
1. A privilege granted by the sovereign authority, as the
   exclusive right of trade granted to a guild or society; a
   concession.

2. A tax levied in money or kind at the gate of a French city
   on articles brought within the walls. [Written also
   {octroy}.]

 

 

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