noun Roman and Civil Law.
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However they may hire out the usufruct of their voices, they never will part with the fee and inheritance.Thoughts on the Present Discontents|Edmund Burke
It is "owned" by the individual in usufruct, but cannot be sold, given away, or otherwise alienated.Concerning Children|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The usufruct of the new science has been seized upon by the old tradition of fixed and external ends.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
The owner of the nkele had over his land a little less than dominium and a little more than usufruct.
All these cases amounted to little more than the transfer of the usufruct of the land for life or for an uncertain period.