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coparcenary

[koh-pahr-suh-ner-ee] /koʊˈpɑr səˌnɛr i/
noun, Law.
1.
a special kind of joint ownership arising especially under common law upon the descent of real property to several female heirs.
Also, coparceny
[koh-pahr-suh-nee] /koʊˈpɑr sə ni/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505; co- + parcenary
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coparcenary

/kəʊˈpɑːsənərɪ/
noun
1.
(law) a form of joint ownership of property, esp joint heirship Also called parcenary
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