Verboticism: Benefishiary

'I am deeply saddened by my master's departure...'

DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Benefishiary

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: Ben-eh-fish-ee-air-ee

Sentence: Goldie got everything being the benefishiary. I feel like getting tanked.

Etymology: Beneficiary: someone who inherits + fish: an animal

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Comments: Benefishiary

DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-24: 11:27:00
Smart! (how'd I miss that?)

hyperborean - 2012-10-24: 14:28:00
Sethel! That's the perfect word!

Nosila - 2012-10-25: 01:02:00
Great word...just for the halibut!