testator
tes·ta·tor /'te-ˌstā-tər/ n: a person who dies leaving a will

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

testator
index contributor (giver), decedent, grantor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


testator
n.
A person who writes and executes a will; a deceased person whose property is disposed of according to the terms of his or her will.
fem.
testatrix

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


testator
the person who makes a will.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


testator
Someone who makes a will.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

testator
testator/testatrix
England, Wales
An individual who has executed a will. A woman who has executed a will is sometimes called a testatrix.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


testator
testator (testatrix)
n. One who makes a will, especially one who dies and leaves a will. Because testator has come to be applied to both sexes, the use of the feminine testatrix has become obsolete.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


testator
One who makes or has made a will; one who dies leaving a will.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


testator
I
One who makes or has made a will; one who dies leaving a will.
II (female: testatrix) Person who makes a will.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

testator
n.
   a person who has written a will which is in effect at the time of his/her death.
   See also: will

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • testator — [tes′tāt΄ər, tes tāt′ər] n. [ME testatour < L testator < pp. of testari: see TESTAMENT] a person who has made a will, esp. one who has died leaving a valid will …   English World dictionary

  • Testator — Tes*ta tor, n. [L.: cf. F. testateur.] (Law) A man who makes and leaves a will, or testament, at death. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Testator — (lat., Testirer), der Erblasser, s.u. Testament. Daher testatorisch, nach dem Willen des Erblassers, von ihm angeordnet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Testātor — (Testierer, lat.), Erblasser, der ein Testament errichtet …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Testator — Testātor (lat.), Erblasser (s. Testament) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • testator — (n.) mid 15c., from Anglo Fr. testatour (c.1300), from L.L. testatorem, from testari (see TESTATE (Cf. testate)) …   Etymology dictionary

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