parcener
noun Etymology: Anglo-French, partner, joint heir, from Old French parcion division, share, from Latin partition-, partitio — more at partition Date: 1574 coparcener

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  • parcener — par·ce·ner / pärs ən ər/ n [Anglo French, from Old French parçonier, from parçon]: coparcener Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Parcener — Par ce*ner, n. [Of. par[,c]onnier, parsonnier, fr. parzon, par[,c]un, parcion, part, portion, fr. L. partitio a division. See {Partition}, and cf. {Partner}.] (Law) A coheir, or one of two or more persons to whom an estate of inheritance descends …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parcener — [pär′sə nər] n. [ME < Anglo Fr parcenier < OFr parçonnier < ML partionarius, contr. of * partitionarius < L partitio: see PARTITION] COPARCENER …   English World dictionary

  • parcener — co·parcener; parcener; …   English syllables

  • parcener —   n. co parcener …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • parcener — /pahr seuh neuhr/, n. Law. a joint heir; coheir. [1250 1300; ME < AF: coheir, equiv. to parcen (OF parçon < VL *partion , for L partition PARTITION) + er ER2] * * * …   Universalium

  • Parcener — A partner; a person having a share in land with another. The Latin form is parcenarius. [< Lat. partitio = divide, share] Cf. In paragio …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • parcener — par·ce·ner || pÉ‘rsɪnÉ™(r) / pɑːs n. joint heir, co recipient of an inheritance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parcener — par•ce•ner [[t]ˈpɑr sə nər[/t]] n. law a joint heir • Etymology: 1250–1300; < AF, =parcen (OF parçon < L partitiōnem, acc. ofpartitiō partition) + er II …   From formal English to slang

  • parcener — /ˈpasənə/ (say pahsuhnuh) noun → coparcener. {Middle English, from Anglo French, from parçon, from Latin partītio partition} …   Australian English dictionary

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