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co·par·ce·nar·y

 (kō-pär′sə-nĕr′ē)
n. pl. co·par·ce·nar·ies
1. Joint inheritance or heirship of property. Also called parcenary.
2. Joint ownership.

co·par′ce·nar′y adj.

coparcenary

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coparcenery

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coparceny

n
(Law) law a form of joint ownership of property, esp joint heirship. Also called: parcenary

co•par•ce•nar•y

(koʊˈpɑr səˌnɛr i)

n.
joint ownership of inherited property.
[1495–1505]
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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.