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coparcener

[koh-pahr-suh-ner]
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noun
  1. a member of a coparcenary.
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Origin of coparcener

1400–50; late Middle English. See co-, parcener
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Historical Examples

  • A childless widow is a coparcener with the brothers of the deceased, and forfeits this right if she remarries.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • In the other, I was a coparcener, and only received on a division the equal portion allotted me.


British Dictionary definitions for coparcener

coparcener

noun
  1. law a person who inherits an estate as coheir with othersAlso called: parcener
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