- Testamentary Tes`ta*men"ta*ry, a. [L. testamentarius: cf. F.
1. Of or pertaining to a will, or testament; as, letters
2. Bequeathed by will; given by testament. [1913 Webster]
3. Done, appointed by, or founded on, a testament, or will; as, a testamentary guardian of a minor, who may be appointed by the will of a father to act in that capacity until the child becomes of age. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.