Legatary
Legatary Leg"a*ta*ry (l[e^]g"[.a]*t[asl]*r[y^]), n. [L. legatarius, fr. legaturius enjoined by a last will: cf. F. l['e]gataire. See {Legacy}.] A legatee. [R.] --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

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  • legatary — index legatee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • legatary — I. ˈlegəˌterē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin legatarius, from legatus (past participle of legare to bequeath) + arius ary archaic : legatee the benevolence of the testator towards the le …   Useful english dictionary

  • legatary — leg·a·tary …   English syllables

  • legatary — /legstariy/ One to whom anything is bequeathed; a legatee. This word is sometimes, though seldom, used to designate a legate or nuncio …   Black's law dictionary

  • legatary — /legstariy/ One to whom anything is bequeathed; a legatee. This word is sometimes, though seldom, used to designate a legate or nuncio …   Black's law dictionary

  • legatary — Same as legatee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Collegatary — Col*leg a*ta*ry, n. [L. collegetarius. See {Legatary}.] (Law) A joint legatee. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Collegatary — In civil law, a collegatary is a person to whom is left a legacy, as imparted by a will, in common with one or more other individuals; so called as being a joint legatary, or co legatee. See also Barratry Condonation Allonge References  This …   Wikipedia

  • legatee — le·ga·tee /ˌle gə tē/ n: one to whom a legacy is bequeathed compare devisee, heir, next of kin, successor Merriam Webster’s Dictio …   Law dictionary

  • almsman — Synonyms and related words: allottee, almswoman, annuitant, assign, assignee, bankrupt, beggar, beneficiary, casual, charity case, devisee, donee, down and out, down and outer, feoffee, grantee, hardcase, indigent, legatary, legatee, patentee,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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