noun plural but singular or plural in construction

variants or vacantia bona
: goods without an owner or claimant
specifically : the inheritance of a deceased person when there is no one able and willing to enter

Word History


vacantia short for vacantia bona; vacantia bona from New Latin, literally, vacant goods

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“Vacantia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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