commonty

noun
com·​mon·​ty | \ ˈkäməntē \
plural -es

Definition of commonty

1 : a right of ownership in land held in common by two or more persons and under certain servitudes also : the land itself

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History and Etymology for commonty

Middle English comunete, comountee, from Middle French comuneté

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“Commonty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commonty. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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