Law Dictionary

purparty

noun pur·par·ty \ˈpər-ˌpär-tē\

Legal Definition of purparty

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

Origin and Etymology of purparty

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


Learn More about purparty


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up purparty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

done merely as a duty

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!