- the acquisition of property through long, undisturbed possession.
Also u·su·cap·tion [yoo-zuh-kap-shuh n, -suh-] /ˌyu zəˈkæp ʃən, -sə-/.
Origin of usucapion
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Usucapion did not lose its advantages till the reforms of Justinian.Ancient Law
Sir Henry James Sumner Maine