Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The mingling of goods of different owners.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. The inseparable intermixture of property belonging to different owners; it is properly confined to the pouring together of fluids, but la sometimes also used of a melting together of metals or any compound formed by the irrecoverable commixture of different substances. It is distinguished from commixtion by the fact that in the latter case a separation may be made, while in a case of confusio there cannot be, 2 Bl. Comm. 405.