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legatary

noun leg·a·tary \ ˈlegəˌterē \

Definition of legatary

plural -es
archaic
: legatee
  • the benevolence of the testator towards the legatary
  • —George Wythe

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Origin and Etymology of legatary

Latin legatarius, from legatus (past participle of legare to bequeath) + -arius -ary


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legatary

adjective \ " \

Definition of legatary

: of or relating to a legacy

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