distributee

[dih-strib-yoo-tee]
noun
1.
Law. a person who shares in a decedent estate.
2.
a person to whom something is distributed.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism; distribute + -ee

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distributee (dɪˌstrɪbjʊˈtiː)
 
n
chiefly (US) law a person entitled to share in the estate of an intestate

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Example sentences
We also may pursue recovery from a distributee of the estate.
If there is more than one distributee, waivers must be executed by them or a citation must be served upon them.
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