ganancial

adjective
ga·​nan·​cial | \ gəˈnanchəl, Spanish gȧnȧnˈthyȧl or -ˈsyȧl \

Definition of ganancial

: being, relating to, or held under the Spanish system of law that controls the title and disposition of the property acquired during marriage by a spouse

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History and Etymology for ganancial

Spanish, relating to profit, held jointly by husband and wife, from ganancia profit, from ganar to gain, earn, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Old Norse gana to gape, stare; akin to Greek chaskein to gape, yawn

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“Ganancial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ganancial. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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