probate duty

noun

Definition of probate duty

1 : a British tax on the gross value of the personal estate of a deceased testator introduced in 1694 and merged in the estate duty in 1894
2 : an estate tax in some U.S. jurisdictions

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“Probate duty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/probate%20duty. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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