albacea

noun
al·ba·cea | \ˌal-bə-ˈsā-ə\
plural -s

Definition of albacea 

Spanish law

: the person designated by a testator to fulfill and execute the directions of the will : executor

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First Known Use of albacea

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for albacea

Spanish, from Arabic al-waṣīyah the thing designated in a will, from waṣā to entrust, make a will

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