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usufruct

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noun usu·fruct \ˈyü-zə-ˌfrəkt, -sə-\

Definition of usufruct

  1. 1 :  the legal right of using and enjoying the fruits or profits of something belonging to another

  2. 2 :  the right to use or enjoy something



Origin of usufruct

Latin ususfructus, from usus et fructus use and enjoyment


First Known Use: circa 1630


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