Laughing-heir Definition

noun

(law) In the law of inheritance, an heir who is legally entitled to inherit the property of a person who has died, even though that heir is only distantly related to the deceased, and therefore has no reason to feel bereaved over the death.

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Singular:
laughing-heir
Plural:
laughing-heirs

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