purparty

noun
pur·​par·​ty | \ ˈpər-ˌpär-tē \

Legal Definition of purparty

: a share or portion of an estate allotted by a partition to a coparcener

History and Etymology for purparty

Anglo-French pourpartie, from Old French pur pour for + partie division

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“Purparty.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/purparty. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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