recognosce

verb
re·​cog·​nosce | \ ¦rēˌkäg¦näs \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of recognosce

transitive verb

Scots law : to resume the possession of (lands granted to a tenant) especially for unauthorized alienation

intransitive verb

Scots law, of lands : to return to the superior by recognition

History and Etymology for recognosce

Latin recognoscere to recognize

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“Recognosce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recognosce. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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