Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A joint heir, as to an estate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A joint heir; one who has, or has a right to, an equal or a definite share in an inheritance with another or others.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A joint heir; one of two or more heirs; one of several entitled to an inheritance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One of several who are heirs to an estate

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

co- +‎ heir

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.