one to whom a legacy is bequeathed
Origin of legatee; from Classical Latin legatus, past participle of legare, to bequeath, appoint (see legate) + -ee
The inheritor of a legacy.
Origin of legateeFrom legate, to bequeath, from Latin l&emacron;gare, l&emacron;gat-; see legacy.
- (law) one who receives a legacy
legatee - Legal Definition
One who receives property via a will.