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coheir

[ koh-air ]
/ koʊˈɛər /
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noun
a joint heir.
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Origin of coheir

1350–1400; Middle English. See co-, heir

OTHER WORDS FROM coheir

co·heir·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coheir

coheir
/ (kəʊˈɛə) /

noun
a person who inherits jointly with others

Derived forms of coheir

coheiress, fem n
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