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]