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fideicommissary

[fahy-dee-ahy-kom-i-ser-ee] /ˌfaɪ di aɪˈkɒm ɪˌsɛr i/ Civil Law.
noun, plural fideicommissaries.
1.
the recipient of a fideicommissum.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or resembling a fideicommissum.
Origin of fideicommissary
1875-1880
1875-80; < Late Latin fideī commissārius, equivalent to fideī commiss(um) a fideicommissum + -ārius -ary
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fideicommissary

/ˌfɪdɪaɪˈkɒmɪsərɪ/
noun (pl) -saries
1.
a person who receives a fideicommissum
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or resembling a fideicommissum
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