Commorant
Commorant Com"mo*rant, n. A resident. --Bp. Hacket. [1913 Webster]

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  • Commorant — Com mo*rant, n. [L. commorans, p. pr. of commorari to abide; com + morari to delay.] 1. (Law) Ordinarily residing; inhabiting. [1913 Webster] All freeholders within the precinct . . . and all persons commorant therein. Blackstone. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commorant — rənt adjective Etymology: Latin commorant , commorans, present participle of commorari to sojourn, tarry, from com + morari to delay, stay, remain more at moratory : having one s habitation : dwelling a London man now commorant in Edinburgh …   Useful english dictionary

  • commorant — n. tenant adj. inhabiting, dwelling, residing; of a dwelling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • commorant — com·mo·rant …   English syllables

  • commorant —   n. & a. (person) residing or dwelling.    ♦ commorancy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • commorant — /komarant/ Staying or abiding; dwelling temporarily in a place. One residing in a particular town, city, or district …   Black's law dictionary

  • commorant — /komarant/ Staying or abiding; dwelling temporarily in a place. One residing in a particular town, city, or district …   Black's law dictionary

  • commorant — See commorancy …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • commorancy — commorant, adj. /kom euhr euhn see/, n., pl. commorancies. Law. a dwelling in a place; usual or temporary residence in a place. [1580 90; commor(ant) residing ( < L commorant , s. of commorans, prp. of commorari to remain, delay, equiv. to com… …   Universalium

  • commorancy — noun A house for a place of residence, usually a temporary one. See Also: commorance, commorant …   Wiktionary

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