devisee

[ dih-vahy-zee, dev-uh-zee ]
/ dɪ vaɪˈzi, ˌdɛv ə zi /

noun Law.

a person to whom a devise is made.

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Origin of devisee

First recorded in 1535–45; devise + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for devisee

devisee
/ (dɪvaɪˈziː, ˌdɛvɪ-) /

noun

property law a person to whom property, esp realty, is devised by willCompare legatee
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