testate

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adjective tes·tate \ˈtes-ˌtāt, -tət\

Definition of testate

  1. :  having left a valid will she died testate

Origin and Etymology of testate

Middle English, from Latin testatus, past participle of testari to make a will


First Known Use: 15th century


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testate

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adjective tes·tate \ˈte-ˌstāt, -stət\

Legal Definition of testate

  1. 1 :  having made a valid will died testate

  2. 2 :  disposed of or governed by a will testate property a testate estate

Origin and Etymology of testate

Latin testatus, past participle of testari to make a will


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testate

noun tes·tate

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