Fideicommissum



[fahy-dee-ahy-kuh-mis-uh m] /ˌfaɪ di aɪ kəˈmɪs əm/

noun, plural fideicommissa
[fahy-dee-ahy-kuh-mis-uh] /ˌfaɪ di aɪ kəˈmɪs ə/ (Show IPA). Civil Law.
1.
a request by a decedent that the heir or legatee to the estate convey a specified part of the estate to another person, or permit another person to enjoy such a part.
/ˌfɪdɪaɪkəˈmɪsəm/
noun (pl) -sa (-sə)
1.
(civil law) a gift of property, usually by will, to be held on behalf of another who cannot receive the gift directly

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