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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Origin and Etymology of 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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