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extralateral

[ ek-struh-lat-er-uhl ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈlæt ər əl /
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adjective

of or relating to the right of a mine owner to the vein or lode of an ore when it extends under an adjacent mining property.

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Origin of extralateral

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Example sentences from the Web for extralateral

  • In the United States there is a wide use of geologists as witnesses in litigation affecting "extralateral rights."

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