plural noun per·ti·nen·tia \ˌpərtənˈenchēə\

Definition of pertinentia

civil & Scots law

  1. :  appurtenances belonging to real or personal property and passing with ownership of the property to any new owner

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Origin and Etymology of pertinentia

Medieval Latin

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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