lucrativa usucapio pro herede (loo-kr<<schwa>>-tI-v<<schwa>> yoo-z[y]oo-kay-pee-oh or -kap-ee-oh). [Latin] Roman law.A means of acquiring title to land that an heir has not possessed and excluding the rightful heirs by holding it for one year after the death of the landowner. • There was no requirement that the possessor act in good faith. This practice survived from primitive law.
— Also termed lucrativa uscapio pro herede. See USUCAPIO.
[Blacks Law 8th]