testator

noun tes·ta·tor \ ˈtes-ˌtā-tər , tes-ˈ \

Definition of testator

:a person who dies leaving a will or testament in force

Origin and Etymology of testator

Middle English testatour, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin testator, from Latin testari


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testator

noun tes·ta·tor \ ˈte-ˌstā-tər \

legal Definition of testator

:a person who dies leaving a will

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