abstract plant

noun

: a comprehensive record maintained by a title-insurance company indicating liens, encumbrances, and defects affecting the title to properties located in the community where the company operates as insurer
not often in formal use

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of abstract plant was in 1890

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“Abstract plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abstract%20plant. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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