parcenary

parcenary

[pahr-suh-ner-ee]
noun Law.
joint heirship or coheirship; the undivided holding of land by two or more coheirs.
Compare coparcenary.


Origin:
1475–85; < Anglo-French parcenarie, Old French parçonerie coheirship, equivalent to parçon (see parcener) + -erie -ery

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parcenary (ˈpɑːsɪnərɪ)
 
n
Also called: coparcenary joint heirship
 
[C16: from Old French parçonerie, from parçon distribution; see parcener]

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