Definition of coparcener in English:


Line breaks: co|par¦cener
Pronunciation: /kəʊˈpɑːs(ə)nə


English Law
  • 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).
    More example sentences
    • 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.


late Middle English: from co- 'together' + parcener.

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