tenendum

noun

te·​nen·​dum
-ndəm
plural -s
: a clause formerly used in a deed to designate the kind of tenure vested in the grantee compare habendum

Word History

Etymology

Latin, to be held, neuter of tenendus, gerundive of tenēre to hold; from the first word of the clause

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

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