Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    That portion of one’s property which he has not inherited.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. Property which has been acquired by purchase, gift or otherwise than by succession.' Immovable property which has been acquired otherwise than by succession. Merl. Repert. Profits or gains of property, as between husband and wife. Civil Code La. § 2369; Comp. Laws N. M. § 2030.