from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A court limited to the jurisdiction of probating wills and administering estates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A court (tribunal) whose function is to administer estates (property of a decedent) and prove wills

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a court for the probate of wills.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates


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