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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inheritable  \In*her"it*a*ble\,  a. 
  1.  Capable  of  being  inherited;  transmissible  or  descendible; 
  as  an  inheritable  estate  or  title.  --Blackstone. 
 
  2.  Capable  of  being  transmitted  from  parent  to  child;  as 
  inheritable  qualities  or  infirmities. 
 
  3.  [Cf.  OF  enheritable,  inheritable.]  Capable  of  taking  by 
  inheritance,  or  of  receiving  by  descent;  capable  of 
  succeeding  to  as  an  heir. 
 
  By  attainder  .  .  .  the  blood  of  the  person  attainted 
  is  so  corrupted  as  to  be  rendered  no  longer 
  inheritable.  --Blackstone. 
 
  The  eldest  daughter  of  the  king  is  also  alone 
  inheritable  to  the  crown  on  failure  of  issue  male. 
  --Blackstone. 
 
  {Inheritable  blood},  blood  or  relationship  by  which  a  person 
  becomes  qualified  to  be  an  heir,  or  to  transmit 
  possessions  by  inheritance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inheritable 
  adj  :  that  can  be  inherited;  "inheritable  traits  such  as  eye 
  color";  "an  inheritable  title"  [syn:  {heritable}]  [ant: 
  {noninheritable}] 




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