Origin of parcenaryAnglo-French parcenerie ; from Old French parçonerie ; from Medieval Latin partionaria ; from partionarius: see parcener
Origin of parcenaryAnglo-Norman parcenarie, from parcen, portion, division; see parcener.
- (law) The holding or occupation of an inheritable estate which descends from the ancestor to two or more persons; coheirship.
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