Falcidian portion

Definition of "Falcidian portion"
  1. The portion of an inheritance, usually one-fourth, that the main heir can keep in civil law if more than three-quarters of the inheritance was left to other beneficiaries
How to use "Falcidian portion" in a sentence
  1. The Falcidian portion allowed the main heir to retain a part of the estate despite significant portions being left to others.
  2. Under civil law, the Falcidian portion ensures the main heir gets a minimum share of the estate.
  3. If more than three-fourths of the estate is left to others, the instituted heir could still keep the Falcidian portion.

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