coexecutor

noun

co·​ex·​ec·​u·​tor ˌkō-ig-ˈze-k(y)ə-tər How to pronounce coexecutor (audio)
variants or co-executor
plural coexecutors or co-executors
: an executor who shares the duties of carrying out the provisions of a will with another : a joint executor
She and her brother were named coexecutors of the estate.

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The coexecutors, Darren Indyke and Richard Kahn, did not return requests for comment. New York Times, 4 Feb. 2020 The estate’s coexecutors, Darren K. Indyke and Richard D. Kahn, could not be reached for comment. Washington Post, 16 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coexecutor was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Coexecutor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coexecutor. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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