ganancial system
Ganancial Ga*nan"cial, a. [Sp., pertaining to gain, held in common, fr. ganancia gain.] (Law) Designating, pertaining to, or held under, the Spanish system of law (called

{ganancial system}) which controls the title and disposition of the property acquired during marriage by the husband or wife. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Ganancial — Ga*nan cial, a. [Sp., pertaining to gain, held in common, fr. ganancia gain.] (Law) Designating, pertaining to, or held under, the Spanish system of law (called {ganancial system}) which controls the title and disposition of the property acquired …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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