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commorancy

[ kom-er-uhn-see ]
/ ˈkɒm ər ən si /
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noun, plural com·mo·ran·cies.Law.

a dwelling in a place; usual or temporary residence in a place.

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Origin of commorancy

1580–90; commor(ant) residing (<Latin commorant-, stem of commorāns, present participle of commorārī to remain, delay, equivalent to com-com- + morārī to delay, derivative of mora delay) + -ancy

OTHER WORDS FROM commorancy

com·mo·rant, adjective
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