transitive verb

: to claim or acquire the title to by usucapion

Word History


Latin usucaptus, past participle of usucapere to usucapt, from usually capere, literally, to take by use, from usually (ablative singular of usus use) + capere to take

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“Usucapt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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