Definition of post-obit in English:

post-obit

adjective

Archaic
  • Taking effect after death.

    • ‘He revealed he was the purchaser but was only prepared to re-sell the legacy if Crewe made a post-obit bond to pay him £1,800 after the death of Crewe's father.’

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Latin post obitum, from post after + obitus decease (from obire to die).

Pronunciation:

post-obit

/ˌpōstˈōbət/