virile share

noun
vir·​ile share | \ ˈvir-əl-, -ˌīl- \

Legal Definition of virile share

in the civil law of Louisiana : an amount for which a solidary obligor (as a partner) is liable: as
a : an amount due from the obligor under a solidary obligation (as a debt) arising from a contract or quasi contract that is equal to that of each other obligor unless there is an agreement or judgment to the contrary
b : an amount based on the proportionate fault of the obligor when the obligation arises from an offense (as in negligence) or quasi-offense

called also virile portion

History and Etymology for virile share

partial translation of French part (or portion) virile equally alloted share (as in an intestate inheritance), from Latin pars virilis, literally, male's share

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“Virile share.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/virile%20share. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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