leg＝to appoint（指定;任命）,to send（送）
1 money or property left to sb in a will 遗赠产; 遗赠的财物.
2 (fig 比喻) thing passed to sb by predecessors or from earlier events, etc 先人或过去遗留下来的东西
*the cultural legacy of the Renaissance 文艺复兴时期的文化遗产
* His weak chest was a legacy of a childhood illness. 他那瘦弱的胸脯是儿时患病的後遗症. Cf 参看 inheritance (inherit).
1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:
legacie 'position of a legate'
, from Latin
something that happens or exists as a result of things that happened at an earlier timelegacy of The invasion left a legacy of hatred and fear.legacy from a legacy from the colonial period
money or property that you receive from someone after they die
= inheritance She received a small legacy from her aunt.