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

    According to roots. See Per stirpes.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the law of intestate succession. According to the roots or stocks; by representation; as distinguished from succession per capita. See Per Stirpes; Per Capita.