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servient tenement

[ sur-vee-uhnt ]
/ ˈsɜr vi ənt /
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noun Law.
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
/ (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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