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ACQUET

acquet  (a-kayor  <<schwa>>-kwet),  n.[French  acquêt  “acquisition”]  (usu.  pl.)  Civil  law.  1.

Property  acquired  by  purchase,  gift,  or  any  means  other  than  inheritance.  •  The  term  is  most

commonly  used  to  denote  a  marital ac-quisition  that  is  presumed  to  be  community  property.  —

Also termed acquets and conquets. 2. Property acquired by either spouse during the marriage. —

Also termed acquest. See COMMUNITY PROPERTY. See also AC-QUIST. [Blacks Law 8th]