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Inheritable

Inheritable Meaning & Definition
Inheritable Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Inheritable?

[adj] that can be inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Inheritable: ancestral | familial | genetic | hereditary | heritable | inherited | inheriting | monogenic | nee | patrimonial | polygenic | transmissible | transmitted

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Inheritable In Webster's Dictionary

\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.

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