Definition for CO-PAR'CE-NER

CO-PAR'CE-NER, n. [con and parcener, from part, Fr. partir, L. pars, or the verb partir, to divide.]

A coheir; one who has an equal portion of the inheritance of his or her ancestor with others. All the coparceners together make but one heir, and have but one estate among them. – Blackstone. Coparceners take by descent; joint-tenants, by purchase. – Blackstone.

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