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

    The proprietor of an inheritance. See 64 Cal. 529, 2 Pac. 418.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Spanish law. Heir; ho who, by legal or testamentary disposition, succeeds to the property of a deceased persen. "Hœres censeatur cum defuncto una eademque persona." Las Partidas, 7, 9, 13; See Emeric v. Alvarado, 64 Cal. 529, 2 Pan. 433.