commorancy

[kom-er-uh n-see]

noun, plural com·mo·ran·cies. Law.

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

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
Related formscom·mo·rant, adjective
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