aquaehaustus

noun
aq·​uae·​haus·​tus | \ -ˈhȯstəs, -hau̇s- \
plural aquaehausti\ -​ȯˌstī , -​au̇ˌstē \

Definition of aquaehaustus

: the right in law to draw water from a well, spring, or stream on another's land

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History and Etymology for 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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“Aquaehaustus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aquaehaustus. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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