coheiress

noun
co·​heir·​ess | \ ˌkō-ˈer-əs How to pronounce coheiress (audio) \
variants: or co-heiress
plural coheiresses or co-heiresses

Definition of coheiress

: an heiress who shares an inheritance with one or more other heirs or heiresses Old Mr Vere is dead; and his daughters, who were coheiresses to his estate, are all married …— Frances Sheridan

First Known Use of coheiress

circa 1640, in the meaning defined above

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