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fideicommissary

noun fi·dei·com·mis·sary \¦fīdēˌīˈkäməˌserē, -dēˌīkəˈmisərē\

Definition of fideicommissary

plural

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  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of fideicommissary

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


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fideicommissary

adjective fi·dei·com·mis·sary

Definition of fideicommissary

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

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Origin and Etymology of fideicommissary

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


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