1 based on presumption or probability
2 affording reasonable ground for belief
3 of or relating to embryonic tissues that become differentiated into a particular tissue or organ presumptive epidermis
n (Property law) a person who expects to succeed to an estate but whose right may be defeated by the birth of one nearer in blood to the ancestor
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