invecta et illata

plural noun

in·​vec·​ta et il·​la·​ta
ə̇nˈvektəˌetə̇ˈlätə
Roman & civil & Scots law
: goods of a tenant brought upon the leased premises or goods of others brought there by their consent and for other than temporary use

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin, literally, things brought in and things carried in

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“Invecta et illata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invecta%20et%20illata. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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