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.