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- n. Common in Continental Law jurisdictions, a portion of property fixed by law, which a testator with issue is bound to bequeath to his children.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The portion of movable estate to which the children are entitled upon the death of the father.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See legitime.
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