devisee

noun
de·​vi·​see | \ˌde-və-ˈzē, di-ˌvī-ˈzē\

Definition of devisee 

: one to whom a devise of property is made

First Known Use of devisee

1543, in the meaning defined above

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devisee

noun
de·​vi·​see | \ˌde-və-ˈzē, di-ˌvī-ˈzē \

Legal Definition of devisee 

: one to whom a devise of property is made — compare heir, legatee, next of kin

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