superficiary

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

superficiary (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the superficies, or surface; superficial.
  2. (law) Situated or built on another person's land.
    a superficiary house

Noun[edit]

superficiary (plural superficiaries)

  1. (historical, Ancient Rome) One to whom a right of surface occupation is granted; one who pays quitrent for a house built upon another's ground.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.