fideicommissary

noun
fi·​dei·​com·​mis·​sary | \¦fīdēˌīˈkäməˌserē, -dēˌīkəˈmisərē\
plural -es

Definition of fideicommissary 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

fideicommissary

adjective

Definition of fideicommissary (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for fideicommissary

Noun

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

Adjective

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

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