commonable

[ kom-uh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˈkɒm ə nə bəl /
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adjective

held jointly; for general use; public: commonable lands.
allowed to be pastured on common land: commonable cattle.

Nearby words

  1. common yellow throat,
  2. common-cold virus,
  3. common-law,
  4. common-law marriage,
  5. common-sense realism,
  6. commonage,
  7. commonality,
  8. commonalty,
  9. commoner,
  10. commonhold

Origin of commonable

First recorded in 1610–20; common + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for commonable

commonable

/ (ˈkɒmənəbəl) /

adjective

(of land) held in common
English history (esp of sheep and cattle) entitled to be pastured on common land
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