Definition of testamentary in English:
Of, relating to, or bequeathed or appointed through a will.
- It is essential that both partners make wills appointing testamentary guardians in the event of their death while the children are still under 18.
- In both cities, women were the links between natal and marital groups; in both, they exercised more flexibility and show a wider array of testamentary choice.
- Augustus's testamentary review of legionary strength, and his summation of public revenues and expenses, underlay his recommendation that the borders of the empire be frozen in perpetuity.
Late Middle English: from Latin testamentarius, from testamentum 'a will', from testari 'testify'.
Words that rhyme with testamentaryalimentary, complementary, complimentary, documentary, elementary, parliamentary, rudimentary, sedimentary, supplementary
Definition of testamentary in:
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