conjoint legacy

Definition of "conjoint legacy"
  1. A single inheritance left to multiple individuals or an irreducible property willed to several legatees in Louisiana's civil law
How to use "conjoint legacy" in a sentence
  1. In her will, my grandmother left a conjoint legacy to my siblings and me, which consisted of her house.
  2. Under Louisiana's civil law, it was determined that the farm was a conjoint legacy to the four brothers.
  3. Their aunt had no children of her own, so she left a conjoint legacy to her nieces and nephews.

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