noun haus·tus \ˈhȯstəs\

Definition of haustus



Roman & civil law

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of haustus

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

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