noun \ˈtes-ˌtā-tər, tes-ˈ\

Definition of TESTATOR

:  a person who dies leaving a will or testament in force

Origin of TESTATOR

Middle English testatour, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin testator, from Latin testari
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi


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