intestable

[in-tes-tuh-buh l]

adjective Law.

not legally qualified to make a will, as an infant or a lunatic.

Origin of intestable

1580–90; < Latin intestābilis disqualified from bearing witness, equivalent to in- in-3 + testā(rī) to bear witness + -bilis -ble; see testify
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