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Meaning of COMMORANT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com"mo*rant\, n. [L. commorans, p. pr. of commorari
    to abide; com- + morari to delay.]
    1. (Law) Ordinarily residing; inhabiting.
    
             All freeholders within the precinct . . . and all
             persons commorant therein.            --Blackstone.
    
    2. (Am. Law) Inhabiting or occupying temporarily.
    
    
  2. \Com"mo*rant\, n.
    A resident. --Bp. Hacket.
    
    
 

 

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