aquaehaustus

noun aq·uae·haus·tus \-ˈhȯstəs, -hau̇s-\

Definition of aquaehaustus

plural

aquaehausti

\-ȯˌstī, -au̇ˌstē\
  1. :  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 — more at island, exhaust


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