disherison

noun
dis·​her·​i·​son | \ dis-ˈher-ə-zən \

Legal Definition of disherison

: the act of disinheriting

History and Etymology for disherison

Anglo-French dishereison desheriteson, from Old French deseriteison, from desheriter to disinherit, from des-, prefix marking reversal + heriter to inherit, from Late Latin hereditare

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“Disherison.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/disherison. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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