testate

adjective tes·tate \ ˈtes-ˌtāt , -tət \

Definition of testate

: 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


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testate

adjective tes·tate \ ˈte-ˌstāt, -stət \

legal Definition of testate

1 : having made a valid will
  • died testate
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

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