Definition of parcenary in English:

parcenary

noun

Law
historical
  • Joint heirship; = "coparcenary".

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Domesday Ipswich. From Anglo-Norman parcenerie, parcenarie and Old French parsonerie, parsenerie, Old French, Middle French parçonerie (1200; compare French regional (Normandy) personnerie, (Jersey) parchonnerie association) from parçon + -erie, after parçonier; compare -ery, -ary.

Pronunciation

parcenary

/ˈpɑːs(ɪ)n(ə)ri/