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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heritable 
  adj  :  that  can  be  inherited;  "inheritable  traits  such  as  eye 
  color";  "an  inheritable  title"  [syn:  {inheritable}] 
  [ant:  {noninheritable}] 




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