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From an intestate person, by intestacy (used with reference to matters of succession or inheritance).
Early 17th century. From classical Latin ab intestātō from an intestate person (from ab from + intestātō, ablative of intestātus), originally via French ab intestato.
ab intestato/ˈab ɪntɛsˈtɑːtəʊ/
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