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Heritable definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HER'ITABLE, a. [from the root of heir, L. haeres.]
1. Capable of inheriting, or taking by descent.
By the canon law this son shall be legitimate and heritable.
2. That may be inherited. [This is the true sense.]
3. Annexed to estates of inheritance. In Scot's law, heritable rights are all rights that affect lands or other immovables.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: capable of being inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title" [syn: inheritable, heritable] [ant: nonheritable, noninheritable]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 14th century 1. capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance 2. hereditary

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 Law a (of property) capable of being inherited by heirs-at-law (cf. MOVABLE). b capable of inheriting. 2 Biol. (of a characteristic) transmissible from parent to offspring. Derivatives: heritability n. heritably adv. Etymology: ME f. OF f. heriter f. eccl.L hereditare: see HEREDITABLE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Heritable Her"it*a*ble, a. [OF. h['e]ritable. See Heritage, Hereditable.] 1. Capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance; inheritable. 2. Capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance. This son shall be legitimate and heritable. --Sir M. Hale. Heritable rights (Scots Law), rights of the heir; rights to land or whatever may be intimately connected with land; realty. --Jacob (Law Dict.).




 


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