intestable

adjective

in·​tes·​ta·​ble
(ˈ)in‧¦testəbəl,
ən‧ˈt-
1
: not competent to make a will
an intestable minor
insane and intestable
2
obsolete : incompetent to be a witness

Word History

Etymology

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 26 May. 2024.

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