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Treasure Trove

treasure trove n

: treasure that anyone finds
;specif
: gold or silver in the form of money, plate, or bullion that is found hidden and whose ownership is not known NOTE: State law determines who is entitled to a treasure trove.



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