usucapient

noun
usu·​ca·​pi·​ent | \ ˌyüzəˈkāpēənt, ˌyüsəˈ- \
plural -s

Definition of usucapient

Roman law
: one who claims title by usucapion

called also usucaptor

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History and Etymology for usucapient

Latin usucapient-, usucapiens, present participle of usucapere to usucapt

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“Usucapient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/usucapient. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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