Meaning of usufruct

u•su•fruct

Pronunciation: (y'zoo-frukt", -soo-, yz'yoo-, ys'-), [key]
— n. Roman and Civ. Law.
  1. the right of enjoying all the advantages derivable from the use of something that belongs to another, as far as is compatible with the substance of the thing not being destroyed or injured.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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