Coparcener Co*par"ce*ner (-n[~e]r), n. [Pref. co- + parcener.] (Law) One who has an equal portion with others of an inheritance. [1913 Webster]

All the coparceners together make but one heir, and have but one estate among them. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • coparcener — co·par·ce·ner /ˌkō pärs ən ər/ n: a joint heir Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • coparcener — [kō pärsə nər] n. [ CO + PARCENER] Law a person who shares jointly with others in an inheritance …   English World dictionary

  • coparcener — noun Date: 15th century a joint heir …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coparcener — /koh pahr seuh neuhr/, n. a member of a coparcenary. [1400 50; late ME. See CO , PARCENER] * * * …   Universalium

  • coparcener — noun Either of several people who share an inheritance …   Wiktionary

  • coparcener — co·par·ce·ner || ‚kəʊ pɑːsÉ™nÉ™ n. partner in an inheritance, one who shares ownership of an inherited property …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • coparcener — co·parcener …   English syllables

  • coparcener — co•par•ce•ner [[t]koʊˈpɑr sə nər[/t]] n. law a joint heir • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • coparcener — /koʊˈpasənə/ (say koh pahsuhnuh) noun (formerly) someone who held land in coparcenary. Also, parcener. {co + parcener} …   Australian English dictionary

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