extraneus heres

ex·​tra·​ne·​us he·​res | \ ek¦strānēəsˈhi(ˌ)rēz \
plural extranei heredes\ -​nēˌīhə̇ˈrē(ˌ)dēz \

Definition of extraneus heres

: 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

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History and Etymology for extraneus heres

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 3 Dec. 2020.

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