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residuary

[ri-zij-oo-er-ee] /rɪˈzɪdʒ uˌɛr i/
adjective
1.
entitled to the residue of an estate:
a residuary legatee.
2.
pertaining to or of the nature of a residue, remainder, or residuum.
Origin of residuary
1720-1730
1720-30; < Latin residu(um) what is left over (see residual) + -ary
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residuary

/rɪˈzɪdjʊərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or constituting a residue; residual
2.
(law) entitled to the residue of an estate after payment of debts and distribution of specific gifts
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