• (RP, GA) IPA: /ˌdiːvəˈsteɪvɪt/

devastavit (plural devastavits)

  1. (property law) Waste or misapplication of the assets of a deceased person by an executor or administrator; devastation.
  2. (property law) In full, writ of devastavit: a writ issued against an executor or administrator claiming compensation for such misapplication of assets.
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