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servient tenement

[sur-vee-uh nt] /ˈsɜr vi ənt/
noun, Law.
land subject to an easement or servitude.
Origin of servient tenement
1675-85; servient < Latin servient- (stem of serviēns, present participle of servīre); see serve, -ent Unabridged
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servient tenement

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