[ pahr-suh-ner-ee ]
/ ˈpɑr səˌnɛr i /
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joint heirship or coheirship; the undivided holding of land by two or more coheirs.
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British Dictionary definitions for parcenary
/ (ˈpɑːsɪnərɪ) /
joint heirshipAlso called: coparcenary
Word Origin for parcenary
C16: from Old French parçonerie, from parçon distribution; see parcener
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