haus·​tus | \ ˈhȯstəs \
plural haustus

Definition of haustus

Roman & civil law
: a right to draw water from a well or spring on another's land and a right of passage to and from the well or spring — compare servitude

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History and Etymology for haustus

Latin, literally, action of drawing, from haustus, past participle

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“Haustus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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