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parcener

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noun par·ce·ner \ˈpärs-nər, ˈpär-sə-nər\

Definition of parcener



Origin and Etymology of parcener

Anglo-French, partner, joint heir, from Old French parcion division, share, from Latin partition-, partitio — more at partition


First Known Use: 1574

Rhymes with parcener


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parcener

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noun par·ce·ner \ˈpärs-ən-ər\

Legal Definition of parcener



Origin and Etymology of parcener

Anglo-French, from Old French parçonier, from parçon


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