noun Etymology: Anglo-French parcenerie, from parcener Date: 1544 coparcenary 1

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  • Parcenary — Par ce*na*ry, n. [See {Parcener}, {partner}.] (Law) The holding or occupation of an inheritable estate which descends from the ancestor to two or more persons; coheirship. [1913 Webster] Note: It differs in many respects from joint tenancy, which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parcenary — par·ce·nary / pärs ən ˌer ē/ n pl nar·ies [Anglo French parcenarie, from Old French parçonerie, from parçon portion, from Latin partition partitio partition]: coparcenary Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • parcenary — [pär′sə ner΄ē] n. [Anglo Fr parcenerie < OFr parçonerie < ML partionaria < partionarius: see PARCENER] COPARCENARY (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

  • parcenary — co·parcenary; parcenary; …   English syllables

  • parcenary — /pahr seuh ner ee/, n. Law. joint heirship or coheirship; the undivided holding of land by two or more coheirs. Cf. coparcenary. [1475 85; < AF parcenarie, OF parçonerie coheirship, equiv. to parçon (see PARCENER) + erie ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • parcenary — par·ce·nar·y || pÉ‘rsɪnÉ™rɪ / pɑːsɪnrɪ n. shared inheritance; coheirship, partnership in inheritance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parcenary — par•ce•nar•y [[t]ˈpɑr səˌnɛr i[/t]] n. law the holding of land by two or more coheirs • Etymology: 1475–85; < AF parcenarie, OF parçonerie; see parcener, ery …   From formal English to slang

  • parcenary — /ˈpasənri/ (say pahsuhnree) noun Law coheirship; the undivided holding of land by two or more coheirs …  

  • parcenary — /parsanehriy/ The state or condition of holding title to lands jointly by parceners, before the common inheritance has been divided …   Black's law dictionary

  • parcenary — Same as coparcenary …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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