testamental

testamentary

[tes-tuh-men-tuh-ree, -men-tree]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a testament or will.
2.
given, bequeathed, done, or appointed by will.
3.
set forth or contained in a will.
Also, testamental.


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin testāmentārius. See testament, -ary

nontestamentary, adjective
untestamental, adjective
untestamentary, adjective
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testament (ˈtɛstəmənt)
 
n
1.  law a will setting out the disposition of personal property (esp in the phrase last will and testament)
2.  a proof, attestation, or tribute: his success was a testament to his skills
3.  a.  a covenant instituted between God and man, esp the covenant of Moses or that instituted by Christ
 b.  a copy of either the Old or the New Testament, or of the complete Bible
 
[C14: from Latin: a will, from testārī to bear witness, from testis a witness]
 
testa'mental
 
adj

testamentary (ˌtɛstəˈmɛntərɪ)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to a will or testament
2.  derived from, bequeathed, or appointed by a will
3.  contained or set forth in a will

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