commorancy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stem of Latin commorāns, present participle of commorārī (to remain, delay), from mora (a delay), + -cy

Noun[edit]

commorancy (countable and uncountable, plural commorancies)

  1. A house for a place of residence, usually a temporary one.
  2. Act of dwelling or residence in a place; habitation.
    • Blackstone
      Commorancy consists in usually lying there.

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