dominium utile


dominium uti·​le
Roman & feudal law
: the right of one not having title (as a vassal) of using property (as for enjoyment, improvement, or profit) : beneficial tenancy or ownership compare dominium directum

Word History


Latin, ownership of use

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“Dominium utile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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