commorant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin commorans

Adjective[edit]

commorant ‎(not comparable)

  1. (law) Ordinarily residing; inhabiting.
    • Blackstone
      All freeholders within the precinct [] and all persons commorant therein.
  2. (US, law) Inhabiting or occupying temporarily.

Noun[edit]

commorant ‎(plural commorants)

  1. A resident.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hacket to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.