parcener

noun

par·​ce·​ner ˈpärs-nər How to pronounce parcener (audio)
ˈpär-sə-nər

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Parcener.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parcener. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

Legal Definition

parcener

noun
par·​ce·​ner ˈpärs-ᵊn-ər How to pronounce parcener (audio)
Etymology

Anglo-French, from Old French parçonier, from parçon

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