Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of coparcener in English:
A person who shares equally with others in the inheritance of an undivided estate or in the rights to it (in the UK now as equitable interests).
- All the coparceners have unity of possession and community of interest in the joint family property.
- Only the male members are coparceners and they acquire interest in the joint Hindu property by birth.
- The proposed amendment now attempts to make daughters coparceners at birth in ancestral property.
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