testatrix

[te-stey-triks]
noun, plural testatrices [te-stey-truh-seez, tes-tuh-trahy-seez] . Law.
1.
a woman who makes a will.
2.
a woman who has died leaving a valid will.

Origin:
1585–95; < Late Latin testātrīx; see testator, -trix


See -trix.
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testator or (feminine) testatrix (tɛˈsteɪtə, tɛˈsteɪtrɪks)
 
n
a person who makes a will, esp one who dies testate
 
[C15: from Anglo-French testatour, from Late Latin testātor, from Latin testārī to make a will; see testament]
 
testatrix or (feminine) testatrix
 
n
 
[C15: from Anglo-French testatour, from Late Latin testātor, from Latin testārī to make a will; see testament]

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The residuary estate goes to the two brothers and one sister of the testatrix.
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