Aliquot Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Aliquot.

Aliquot (noun)

An Aliquot is a legal term used in property law, referring to a share or portion of a larger whole, particularly when this share is an exact division of the whole. The word comes from mathematics, where it describes a number which can divide another number exactly, without leaving a remainder. It does not pertain to judicial discretion, human whim, or illogical actions, as suggested in the supplied context.