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servient tenement

[sur-vee-uh nt]
noun Law.
  1. land subject to an easement or servitude.
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Origin of servient tenement

1675–85; servient < Latin servient- (stem of serviēns, present participle of servīre); see serve, -ent
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British Dictionary definitions for servient tenement

servient tenement

  1. property law the land or tenement over which an easement or other encumbrance is exercised by the dominant tenementCompare dominant tenement
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