Per-stirpes



[pur stur-peez, per] /pɜr ˈstɜr piz, pər/

adjective, Law.
1.
pertaining to or noting a method of dividing an estate in which the descendants of a deceased person share as a group in the portion of the estate to which the deceased would have been entitled.

Latin, “by families, by stocks;” in legal use, for inheritances, etc., opposed to per capita.

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