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

    A testamentary trust.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. A species of trust; being a gift of property (usually by will) to a person, accompanied by a request or direction of the donor that the recipient will transfer the property to another, the latter being a person not capable of taking directly under the will or gift. See Succession of Meunier, 52 La. Ann. 79, 26 South. 776, 48 In R. A. 77; Gortario v. Cantu, 7 Tex. 44.