parcenary

noun

par·​ce·​nary ˈpär-sə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce parcenary (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Anglo-French parcenerie, from parcener

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of parcenary was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Parcenary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parcenary. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

parcenary

noun
par·​ce·​nary ˈpärs-ᵊn-ˌer-ē How to pronounce parcenary (audio)
plural parcenaries
Etymology

Anglo-French parcenarie, from Old French parçonerie, from parçon portion, from Latin partition-, partitio partition

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