noun pl. legacies
- money or property left to someone by a will; bequest
- anything handed down from, or as from, an ancestor
- ☆ a student applying or admitted to a college or university who is a relative of an alumnus
ME legacie < OFr < ML legatia < L legatus: see legate
being or having to do with something, esp. something outdated or otherwise undesirable, that is carried over from a previous system, business operation, etc.