parcener

parcener

[pahr-suh-ner]
noun Law.
a joint heir; coheir.

Origin:
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)
 
n
Also called: coparcener a person who takes an equal share with another or others; coheir
 
[C13: from Old French parçonier, from parçon distribution, from Latin partītiō a sharing, from partīre to divide]

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