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testate adj

[Latin testatus, past participle of testari to make a will]
1 : having made a valid will [died ]
2 : disposed of or governed by a will [ property] [a estate]
n : testator

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