Meaning of stellionate

stel•lion•ate

Pronunciation: (stel'yu-nit, -nāt"), [key]
— n. Civil Law, Scots Law.
  1. any crime of unspecified class that involves fraud, esp. one that involves the selling of the same property to different people.
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