Definition of purpart in English:

purpart

noun

Pennsylvania, US
Law
  • = purparty.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Will of Richard Starky. From post-classical Latin purpart-, purpars, variant (either substitution of French pur- for Latin pro-, or originating in confusion of the manuscript abbreviations for pur- and pro-) of propars (frequently 1218–1542 in British sources) portion or share, especially of an inheritance from classical Latin pro- + pars.

Pronunciation

purpart

/ˈpəːpɑːt/