nuper obiit (n[y]oo-p<<schwa>>r oh-bee-it), n.[Latin “lately died”] Hist. A writ available to an heir to establish the equal division of land when, on the death of an ancestor who held the estate in fee simple, a coheir took the land and prevented the other heirs from possessing it. The writ was abolished in 1833. See COPARCENER.

[Blacks Law 8th]