devisable

[dih-vahy-zuh-buh l]
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Origin of devisable

1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French: assignable by will, Old French: that which may be divided, equivalent to devis(er) (see devise) + -able -able
Related formsun·de·vis·a·ble, adjective
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devisable

adjective
  1. law (of property, esp realty) capable of being transferred by will
  2. able to be invented, contrived, or devised
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