from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The acquisition of right or title to an object by means of the passage of time. The legal analog of usucapion in both English Common Law and Code law is "adverse possession."
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as usucaption.
Latin usucapio, usucapionis: to acquire by prescription. (Wiktionary)