plural -s
: an additional party made accessory to a promise or contract in order to provide an agent or attorney or to enable a person to make an agreement that would take effect after the person's death

Word History


Latin, from adstipulatus + -or

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adstipulator was in 1842

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“Adstipulator.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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