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Color Of Title

color of title

1 : an apparent but invalid title based upon a written instrument or record
;also
: the instrument itself
2 : an apparent ownership claimed by adverse possession



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.