usufructuary [yoo-zoo-fruhk-choo-er-ee, -soo-, yooz-yoo-, yoos-]Roman and Civil Law. ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of, relating to, or of the nature of .
noun, plural u·su·fruc·tu·ar·ies.
- a person who has a property.
Origin of usufructuary 1610–20; Late Latin ūsūfrūctuārius, equivalent to ūsūfrūctu(s)+ -ārius Examples from the Web for usufructuary Historical Examples of usufructuary
Now some hold these privileges by a full right of property, some by an usufructuary, and others by a temporary right.
Hence it follows that no human being, so long as transactions are free, can ever cease to be the usufructuary of these gifts.
Every occupant is, then, necessarily a possessor or usufructuary,—a function which excludes proprietorship.
P. J. Proudhon