vacantia

noun plural but singular or plural in construction va·can·tia \vāˈkanshēə\
variants: or

vacantia bona

\-ˈbōnə\

Definition of vacantia

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

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Origin and Etymology of vacantia

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


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