parcener

noun par·ce·ner \ ˈpärs-nər , ˈpär-sə-nər \

Definition of parcener

Origin and Etymology of parcener

Anglo-French, partner, joint heir, from Old French parcion division, share, from Latin partition-, partitio — more at partition


Law Dictionary

parcener

noun par·ce·ner \ ˈpärs-ᵊn-ər \

legal Definition of parcener

Origin and Etymology of parcener

Anglo-French, from Old French parçonier, from parçon


Learn More about parcener


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up parcener? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

spoken rather than written

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one-green-toy-robot-amidst-many-red-toy-robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!