coheir

noun co·heir \ ˌkō-ˈer \
variants: or co-heir

Definition of coheir

plural coheirs or co-heirs
: an heir who shares an inheritance with one or more other people
  • The sale of successive rights by one heir to his coheir is not subject to rescission, if the purchaser has run no risk.
  • Louisiana Civil Code

First Known Use of coheir

circa 1640

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coheir

noun co·heir \ ˌkō-ˈer \

legal Definition of coheir

: a joint heir

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