liferent

1 of 2

noun

: a right in Scots law regarded either as a personal servitude or as a usufruct to use and enjoy while preserving the substance of usually heritable property

liferent

2 of 2

transitive verb

"
: to grant a liferent of

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English (Scots) lifrent, from lif life + rent

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“Liferent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liferent. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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