Definition of legatee in English:

legatee

Syllabification: leg·a·tee
Pronunciation: /ˌlegəˈtē
 
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noun

A person who receives a legacy.
More example sentences
  • The duty owed by the solicitors to the specific legatees is not a duty to take care to ensure that the specific legatee receives his legacy.
  • In these respects the ‘charity’ is assimilated to an ordinary individual legatee.
  • Further, there is no reason why a legatee cannot effectively renounce his entitlement to shares without executing a deed.

Origin

late 17th century: from 15th-century legate 'bequeath' (from Latin legare 'delegate, bequeath') + -ee.

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