bodily heir

Definition of "bodily heir"
  1. A person who inherits property or legal rights directly from the decedent's biological lineage or legal descendants
How to use "bodily heir" in a sentence
  1. After the death of the landowner, his property was transferred to the bodily heir.
  2. The will outlined that the family house was meant to be inherited by the bodily heir only.
  3. Due to the absence of a will, legal proceedings determined the bodily heir.

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