devisor

noun
de·​vi·​sor | \ˌde-və-ˈzȯr; di-ˈvī-zər, -ˌvī-ˈzȯr\

Definition of devisor 

: one who devises property in a will

First Known Use of devisor

1543, in the meaning defined above

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devisat vel non

devise

devisee

devisor

devitalize

devitrify

devize

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