executor-dative

noun

civil, Scots, & canon law
: an executor or administrator appointed by a bishop or magistrate or ecclesiastical or civil court
distinguished from executor-nominate

Word History

Etymology

executor + dative, adjective

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“Executor-dative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/executor-dative. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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