devisor

noun

de·​vi·​sor ˌde-və-ˈzȯr How to pronounce devisor (audio)
di-ˈvī-zər,
di-ˌvī-ˈzȯr
: one who devises property in a will

Word History

First Known Use

1543, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of devisor was in 1543

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Cite this Entry

“Devisor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devisor. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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