conjunctive legacy


: a legacy awarding under Roman law the same thing to two or more persons in one dispositive clause and allowing for each colegatee's share to be increased proportionately if the share of any other colegatee lapses or becomes vacant before it vests
distinguished from disjunctive legacy

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“Conjunctive legacy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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