usufructuary

noun
usu·​fruc·​tu·​ary | \ ˌyü-zə-ˈfrək-chə-ˌwer-ē How to pronounce usufructuary (audio) , -sə- \

Definition of usufructuary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : one having the usufruct of property
2 : one having the use or enjoyment of something

usufructuary

adjective

Definition of usufructuary (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or having the character of a usufruct

Examples of usufructuary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Courts have deemed that irrigators have a usufructuary right — a type of property right that allows use of something in the public domain — to the top six feet of water in the lake. Robert Gauthier, Los Angeles Times, 23 June 2021 Those findings should reference the canons of construction that apply to Indian treaties and whether the Indians understood these treaties as guaranteeing usufructuary rights. Jennifer Kraus, Twin Cities, 22 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of usufructuary

Noun

circa 1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1710, in the meaning defined above

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“Usufructuary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/usufructuary. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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usufructuary

noun
usu·​fruc·​tu·​ary | \ ˌyü-zə-ˈfrək-chə-ˌwer-ē, -sə- How to pronounce usufructuary (audio) \
plural usufructuaries

Legal Definition of usufructuary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one who has a usufruct in property the right of usufruct expires upon the death of the usufructuaryLouisiana Civil Code — compare naked owner at owner

usufructuary

adjective

Legal Definition of usufructuary (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or having the character of a usufruct a usufructuary right

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