commorancy

commorancy

[kom-er-uhn-see]
noun, plural commorancies. Law.
a dwelling in a place; usual or temporary residence in a place.

Origin:
1580–90; commor(ant) residing (< Latin commorant-, stem of commorāns, present participle of commorārī to remain, delay, equivalent to com- com- + morārī to delay, derivative of mora delay) + -ancy

commorant, adjective
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