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commonable

[kom-uh-nuh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. held jointly; for general use; public: commonable lands.
  2. allowed to be pastured on common land: commonable cattle.
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Origin of commonable

First recorded in 1610–20; common + -able
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commonable

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