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 (dĭ-vī′zər, dĕv′ĭ-zôr′)
n. Law
One that makes a devise; a testator.


(Law) property law a person who devises property, esp realty, by will


(dɪˈvaɪ zər)

a person who makes a devise.
[1535–45; < Anglo-French]
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Noun1.devisor - someone who devises real property in a will
testate, testator - a person who makes a will
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