profit a prendre

noun
profit a pren·​dre
variants: or profit à prendre \ ˈprä-​fət-​ä-​ˈprän-​dər \
plural profits a prendre or profits à prendre

Legal Definition of profit a prendre

: a right, privilege, or interest that allows one to use the soil or products (as fish and game) of another's property

History and Etymology for profit a prendre

Anglo-French, literally, profit to be taken

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“Profit a prendre.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/profit%20a%20prendre. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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