usucapion

noun
usu·ca·pi·on | \-ēˌän\
variants: or less commonly usucaption \-ˈkapshən \
plural -s

Definition of usucapion 

Roman law

: a mode of acquiring title to property by uninterrupted possession of it for a definite period (as one year for movables or two for immovables) under a title acquired in good faith

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Other Words from usucapion

usucapionary \¦⸗⸗¦kāpēəˌnerē \ adjective

History and Etymology for usucapion

usucapion from Latin usucapion-, usucapio, from usucapere to usucapt + -ion-, -io -ion; usucaption, alteration (influenced by caption) of usucapion

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