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parcenary

[pahr-suh-ner-ee] /ˈpɑr səˌnɛr i/
noun, Law.
1.
joint heirship or coheirship; the undivided holding of land by two or more coheirs.
Compare coparcenary.
Origin of parcenary
1475-1485
1475-85; < Anglo-French parcenarie, Old French parçonerie coheirship, equivalent to parçon (see parcener) + -erie -ery
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parcenary

/ˈpɑːsɪnərɪ/
noun
1.
joint heirship Also called coparcenary
Word Origin
C16: from Old French parçonerie, from parçon distribution; see parcener
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