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

    (Civil Law) Same as Acquest.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In French law. The name given to every acquisition which the husband and wife, jointly or severally, make during the conjugal community. Thus, whatever is acquired by the husband and wlfe) either by his or her industry or good fortune, inures to the extent of one-half for the benefit of the other. Merl. Repert. "Oonqu6t." Picotte v. Cooley, 10 Mo. 312.