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commorancy

[kom-er-uh n-see] /ˈkɒm ər ən si/
noun, plural commorancies. Law.
1.
a dwelling in a place; usual or temporary residence in a place.
Origin
1580-1590
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
Related forms
commorant, adjective
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