fideicommissum love

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  • n. A benefit bequeathed to a beneficiary who inherits the benefit, subject to the obligation of bequeathing it to another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In civil law, a trust.

Etymologies

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Latin fides (“faith”) + commissus (past participle of committo ("to combine / hold together")).

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