extraneus heres


ex·​tra·​ne·​us he·​res
plural extranei heredes
: an heir other than a suus heres either of an intestate or under a will in whom the inheritance can be vested only upon his definite acceptance

Word History


Latin, literally, outside heir

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“Extraneus heres.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extraneus%20heres. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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