Coparcenary - definition of coparcenary by The Free Dictionary
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n. pl. co·par·ce·nar·ies
1. Joint inheritance or heirship of property. Also called parcenary.
2. Joint ownership.
(Law) law a form of joint ownership of property, esp joint heirship. Also called: parcenary
co•par•ce•nar•y (koʊˈpɑr səˌnɛr i)
joint ownership of inherited property.
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Like joint tenancy, coparcenary required unities of title, interest, and possession; however, there was no right of survivorship.
Blackstone titled the section on co-ownership "of Estates in Severalty, Joint-Tenancy, Coparcenary, and Common.
In the Hindu coparcenary
system of much of India, male children at birth become joint owners of the family estate.