constitutum possessorium

noun constitutum pos·ses·so·ri·um \-ˌpōzəˈsōrēəm, -sȯr-\

Definition of constitutum possessorium

Roman law

  1. :  the change in intention of one having legal possession of real or personal property whereby the original possessor of the property remains in control but transfers the legal possession to another

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Origin and Etymology of constitutum possessorium

Latin, agreement of possessors

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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