acquet

noun
ac·​quet | \ ˈa-kət, a-ˈkā, ə-ˈkwet \

Legal Definition of acquet

in the civil law of Louisiana : property acquired through means other than inheritance

History and Etymology for acquet

French acquêt acquisition, from Old French acquest, ultimately from Latin acquirere to acquire

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“Acquet.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/acquet. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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