acquet

noun

ac·​quet
ˈa-kət, a-ˈkā, ə-ˈkwet
in the civil law of Louisiana : property acquired through means other than inheritance

Word History

Etymology

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

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Cite this Entry

“Acquet.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/acquet. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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