servient tenement

[ sur-vee-uh nt ]
/ ˈsɜr vi ənt /

noun Law.

land subject to an easement or servitude.

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

/ (ˈsɜːvɪənt) /

noun

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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