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Monday's NY Blawg Round Up

Define That Term #127

Thursday's term was ex rel., which is defined as:

conj. abbreviation for Latin ex relatione, meaning "upon being related" or "upon information," used in the title of a legal proceeding filed by a state Attorney General (or the federal Department of Justice) on behalf of the government, on the instigation of a private person, who needs the state to enforce the rights of himself/herself and the public. For example, the caption would read: The State of Tennessee ex rel. Archie Johnson v. Hardy Products.

Today's term is:

legatee.

Educated guesses only, please.  No dictionaries.

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