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 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, "Minnesota Court of Appeals rules in favor of state in netting case," 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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The first known use of usufructuary was circa 1618

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“Usufructuary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/usufructuary. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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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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