Majorat


Majorat
Majorat Ma`jo`rat", n. [F. majorat, LL. majoratus. See {Major}, a., and cf. {Majorate}.] 1. The right of succession to property according to age; -- so termed in some of the countries of continental Europe. [1913 Webster]

2. (French Law) Property, landed or funded, so attached to a title of honor as to descend with it. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.