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jus accrescendi

noun jus ac·cres·cen·di \-ˌa-krə-ˈsen-ˌdī, -ˌä-krā-ˈsken-dē\

Legal Definition of jus accrescendi

  1. :  a right of accrual; specifically :  right of survivorship — compare accretion

Origin and Etymology of jus accrescendi

Latin, literally, right of increasing

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