intestable

adjective
in·​tes·​ta·​ble | \ (ˈ)in‧¦testəbəl, ən‧ˈt- \

Definition of intestable

1 : not competent to make a will an intestable minor insane and intestable
2 obsolete : incompetent to be a witness

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History and Etymology for intestable

Late Latin intestabilis, from Latin, execrable, accursed, from in- in- entry 1 + testari to be a witness, make a will + -abilis -able

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“Intestable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intestable. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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