Coparcenaries
Coparcenary Co*par"ce*na*ry (k[-o]*p[aum]r"s[-e]*n[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Coparcenaries} (-r[i^]z). [Pref. co- + parcenary] (Law) Partnership in inheritance; joint heirship; joint right of succession to an inheritance. [1913 Webster]

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  • coparcenaries — co·par·ce·nar·y || ‚kəʊ pɑːsÉ™nÉ™rɪ n. joint ownership of inherited property …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coparcenary — Co*par ce*na*ry (k[ o]*p[aum]r s[ e]*n[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Coparcenaries} ( r[i^]z). [Pref. co + parcenary] (Law) Partnership in inheritance; joint heirship; joint right of succession to an inheritance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coparcener — [kəʊ pα:s(ə)nə] noun English Law a person who shares equally with others in the inheritance of an undivided estate or in the rights to it (in the UK now as equitable interests). Derivatives coparcenary noun (plural coparcenaries). Origin ME: from …   English new terms dictionary

  • coparcenary — [kō pär′sə ner΄ē] n. pl. coparcenaries [ CO + PARCENARY] 1. Law joint heirship; partnership in inheritance 2. joint partnership or ownership …   English World dictionary

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