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

    (Spanish) Farmed land.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Spanish law. A piece of land under cultivation; a cultivated farm, real estate; an inheritance or heirship.
    —Heredad yacente. From Lat. "hœreditas jacens," (q. v.) In Spanish law. An inheritance not yet entered upon or appropriated. White, New Recop. b. 2, tit. 19, c. 2, § 8.