Dictionary

usufruct

noun usu·fruct \ˈyü-zə-ˌfrəkt, -sə-\

Definition of USUFRUCT

1
:  the legal right of using and enjoying the fruits or profits of something belonging to another
2
:  the right to use or enjoy something
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of USUFRUCT

Latin ususfructus, from usus et fructus use and enjoyment
First Known Use: circa 1630

Browse

4 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: usufructuary (noun)Previous Word in the Dictionary: usucaptorAll Words Near: usufruct
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears