Definition of coheiress in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkōˌerəs/

Entry from US English dictionary


A joint heiress.
Example sentences
  • The coheiresses, in the reign of King John, married Vernon and Bassett.
  • Hals speaks of two coheiresses of the Vospers, to one of whom this estate was assigned.
  • He married Elizabeth, daughter and coheiress of Tristram Colan of Colan.

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Syllabification: co·heir·ess

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