legatee

[ leg-uh-tee ]
/ ˌlɛg əˈti /

noun

a person to whom a legacy is bequeathed.

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Origin of legatee

1670–80; <Latin lēgāt(us) (see legate) + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for legatee

legatee
/ (ˌlɛɡəˈtiː) /

noun

a person to whom a legacy is bequeathedCompare devisee
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