Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A term derived from the Latin "fldei-commissarius," and occasionally used by writers on equity jurisprudence as a substitute for the law French term "cestui que trust," as being more elegant and euphonious. See Brown v. Brown, 83 Hun, 160, 31 N. Y. Supp. 650.