plural 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

Word History


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

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“Haustus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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