Definition of coparcenary in English:

coparcenary

Line breaks: co|par¦cen¦ary
Pronunciation: /kəʊˈpɑːs(ə)n(ə)ri/

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noun (plural coparcenaries)

[mass noun] English Law
  • Joint heirship; the status of a coparcener.

Origin

early 16th century: from co- 'together' + parcenary, legal term in the same sense, from Anglo-Norman French parcenarie, from parcener 'coparcener' (see coparcener).

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