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n. pl. tes·ta·tri·ces (-trĭ-sēz′)
A deceased woman who has left a legally valid will.

[Latin, feminine of testātor, testator; see testator.]


(tɛˈsteɪ trɪks)

n., pl. tes•ta•tri•ces (tɛˈsteɪ trəˌsiz, ˌtɛs təˈtraɪ siz)
a woman who makes a will, esp. one who has died leaving a valid will.
[1585–95; < Late Latin testātrīx; see testator, -trix]
usage: See -trix.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.testatrix - a female testator
testate, testator - a person who makes a will


[tesˈteɪtrɪks] Ntestadora f


nErblasserin f (form)
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