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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Usucaption \U`su*cap"tion\ (?; 277), n. [L. usucapere, usucaptum, to acquire by long use; usu (ablative of usus use) + capere to take: cf. usucapio usucaption.] (Roman Law) The acquisition of the title or right to property by the uninterrupted possession of it for a certain term prescribed by law; -- the same as prescription in common law. [1913 Webster]