mesne profits

noun plural

Legal Definition of mesne profits

: profits (as from crops) earned by one in wrongful possession of property the rightful owner sued for mesne profits

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“Mesne profits.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/mesne%20profits. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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