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residuary

[ ri-zij-oo-er-ee ]
/ rɪˈzɪdʒ uˌɛr i /
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adjective
entitled to the residue of an estate: a residuary legatee.
pertaining to or of the nature of a residue, remainder, or residuum.
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Origin of residuary

1720–30; <Latin residu(um) what is left over (see residual) + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for residuary

residuary
/ (rɪˈzɪdjʊərɪ) /

adjective
of, relating to, or constituting a residue; residual
law entitled to the residue of an estate after payment of debts and distribution of specific gifts
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