Definition of ab intestato in English:

ab intestato

adverb

Law
  • From an intestate person, by intestacy (used with reference to matters of succession or inheritance).

    Related abintestate

Origin

Early 17th century. From classical Latin ab intestātō from an intestate person (from ab from + intestātō, ablative of intestātus), originally via French ab intestato.

Pronunciation

ab intestato

/ˈab ɪntɛsˈtɑːtəʊ/