re·main·der·man /ri-'mān-dər-mən/ n pl -men /-ˌmen, -mən/: one who has received or is to or may receive a remainder

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

A person entitled to a future interest in an estate in land; a person who will take the remainder of an estate after all testamentary bequests are settled.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Someone who will inherit property in the future — usually as a result of the end of a life estate. For instance, if someone dies and leaves his home "to Alma for life, and then to Barry," Barry is a remainderman because he will inherit the home in the future, after Alma dies.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

In the context of real property, a person who is entitled to receive possession of real property after the termination of the estate of a prior owner, such as in a life estate.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

n. One who holds an interest in a remainder, whether contingent or vested, and who will become its possessor at some future time.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

   the person who will receive a remainder in real property.
   See also: remainder

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • remainderman — /ri mayn deuhr meuhn/, n., pl. remaindermen. Law. a person who owns a remainder. [1735 45; REMAINDER + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Remainderman — One who receives the principal of a trust when it is dissolved. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • remainderman — One who receives the principal of a trust when it is dissolved. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • remainderman — re main·der·man || rɪ meɪndÉ™(r)mæn n. one who owns a future interest in an estate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • remainderman — The recipient of the remainder (residue) of an estate after the expenses, specific legacies, and inheritance tax have been paid …   Accounting dictionary

  • remainderman — re·main·der·man …   English syllables

  • remainderman — /rəˈmeɪndəmæn/ (say ruh maynduhman) noun (plural remaindermen) Law a person entitled to an estate in expectancy, that is, by inheritance after the owner s death …   Australian-English dictionary

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