Tes`ta*men"ta*ry (?), a. [L. testamentarius: cf. F. testamentaire.]


Of or pertaining to a will, or testament; as, letters testamentary.


Bequeathed by will; given by testament.

How many testamentary charities have been defeated by the negligence or fraud of executors! Atterbury.


Done, appointed by, or founded on, a testament, or will; as, a testamentary guardian of a minor, who may be appointed by the will of a father to act in that capacity until the child becomes of age.


© Webster 1913.

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