servient tenement

servient tenement

[sur-vee-uhnt]
noun Law.
land subject to an easement or servitude.


Origin:
1675–85; servient < Latin servient- (stem of serviēns, present participle of servīre); see serve, -ent

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servient tenement (ˈsɜːvɪənt)
 
n
property law Compare dominant tenement the land or tenement over which an easement or other encumbrance is exercised by the dominant tenement

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