devisee

[dih-vahy-zee, dev-uh-zee]
noun Law.
a person to whom a devise is made.

Origin:
1535–45; devise + -ee

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devisee (dɪvaɪˈziː, ˌdɛvɪ-)
 
n
property law Compare legatee a person to whom property, esp realty, is devised by will

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If you are named as a devisee in the will, the law requires that you receive notice of the probate proceeding.
Each heir or devisee is liable for the total taxes imposed on the undivided real property of a decedent.
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