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parcener

[pahr-suh-ner] /ˈpɑr sə nər/
noun, Law.
1.
a joint heir; coheir.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English < Anglo-French: coheir, equivalent to parcen (Old French parçon < Vulgar Latin *partion-, for Latin partitiōn- partition) + -er -er2
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parcener

/ˈpɑːsɪnə/
noun
1.
a person who takes an equal share with another or others; coheir Also called coparcener
Word Origin
C13: from Old French parçonier, from parçon distribution, from Latin partītiō a sharing, from partīre to divide
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