invecta et illata

plural noun
in·​vec·​ta et il·​la·​ta | \ ə̇nˈvektəˌetə̇ˈlätə \

Definition of invecta et illata

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

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History and Etymology for invecta et illata

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 24 Oct. 2021.

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