Definition of aquaehaustus
: the right in law to draw water from a well, spring, or stream on another's land
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Origin and Etymology of aquaehaustus
Latin aquae haustus drawing of water, from aquae (genitive of aqua water) + haustus act of drawing, from haustus, past participle of haurire to draw
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