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Noun: legacy  le-gu-see
  1. (law) a gift of personal property by will
    - bequest
     
  2. Something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage
    "his legacy will be equality, peace, forgiveness and humanity"; "a great legacy from the Olympic games"
Adjective: legacy  le-gu-see
  1. (computing) old or no longer in active use
    "They expect it to take years to process and import all the legacy data"

Derived forms: legacies

Type of: gift, heritage, inheritance

Encyclopedia: Legacy, Calgary