transitive verb usu·capt

Definition of usucapt


  1. :  to claim or acquire the title to by usucapion

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Origin and Etymology of usucapt

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 — more at heave

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