intestable

[ in-tes-tuh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈtɛs tə bəl /

adjective Law.

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

Nearby words

  1. interwar,
  2. interweave,
  3. interweb,
  4. interwind,
  5. interwork,
  6. intestacy,
  7. intestate,
  8. intestinal,
  9. intestinal amebiasis,
  10. intestinal anastomosis

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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