|n.||1.||(Law) One to whom a devise is made, or real estate given by will.|
|Noun||1.||devisee - someone to whom property (especially realty) is devised by will|
DEVISEE. A person to whom a devise has been made.
2. All persons who are in rerum natura, and even embryos, may be devisees, unless excepted by some positive law. In general, he who can acquire property by his labor and industry, may receive a devise. C. & N. 353.