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plural -es
: a person who is the beneficiary under civil law of a fideicommissum and who is nearly equivalent to a cestui que trust of common law


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: of, having to do with, or of the nature of a fideicommissum

Word History



Late Latin fideicommissarius, from fideicommissum + Latin -arius -ary (noun suffix)


Late Latin fideicommissarius, from fideicommissum + Latin -arius -ary (adjective suffix)

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“Fideicommissary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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