destructibility of contingent remainders

de·struc·ti·bil·i·ty of contingent remainders

Legal Definition of destructibility of contingent remainders 

: a now largely abolished rule in the law of estates that a contingent remainder that fails to vest upon the termination of the preceding estate is destroyed — see also executory interest at interest

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