coparcenary

coparcenary

[koh-pahr-suh-ner-ee]
noun Law.
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] .


Origin:
1495–1505; co- + parcenary

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coparcenary or coparceny (kəʊˈpɑːsənərɪ, kəʊˈpɑːsɪnɪ)
 
n
law Also called: parcenary a form of joint ownership of property, esp joint heirship
 
coparceny or coparceny
 
n

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