residuary legatee

noun

Legal Definition of residuary legatee

: one designated to receive the residue of an estate

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“Residuary legatee.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/residuary%20legatee. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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