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codicil n

[Latin codicillus, literally, writing tablet, diminutive of codic- codex book see code ]
: a formally executed document made after a will that adds to, subtracts from, or changes the will see also republish

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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