[in-tes-teyt, -tit] /ɪnˈtɛs teɪt, -tɪt/
(of a person) not having made a will:
to die intestate.
(of things) not disposed of by will:
Her property remains intestate.
a person who dies intestate.
a person who dies without having made a will
late 14c., from Old French intestat (13c.) and directly from Latin intestatus “having made no will,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + testatus, past participle of testari “make a will, bear witness” (see testament). As a noun, “one who has not made out a will,” from 1650s.
noun, Pathology. 1. . 2. (def 1).
- Intestinal anastomosis
intestinal anastomosis n. See enteroenterostomy.
- Intestinal angina
intestinal angina n. See abdominal angina.
- Intestinal artery
intestinal artery n. See jejunal artery.