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[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from parcen, portion, division, from Vulgar Latin *partiō, partiōn-, from Latin partitiō, partitiōn-; see partition.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a person who takes an equal share with another or others; coheir. Also called: coparcener
[C13: from Old French parçonier, from parçon distribution, from Latin partītiō a sharing, from partīre to divide]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
par•ce•ner(ˈpɑr sə nər)
a joint heir.
[1250–1300; < Anglo-French, =parcen (Old French parçon < Latin partitiōnem, acc. of partitiō partition) + -er2]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
a coheir or joint heir; a person who holds property jointly by inheritance.See also: Property and Ownership
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