Definition of residuary adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rɪˈzɪdjuəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzɪdʒueri//
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  1. 1(law) remaining from the money and property left by a person who has died after all debts, gifts, etc. have been paid a residuary bequest
  2. 2(specialist) remaining at the end of a process
  3. Word Originearly 18th cent.: from residuum + -ary.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: residuary