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Wordnet 3.0


1. capable of being inherited;
- Example: "inheritable traits such as eye color"
- Example: "an inheritable title"
[syn: inheritable, heritable]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Heritable \Her"it*a*ble\, a. [OF. h['e]ritable. See Heritage, Hereditable.] 1. Capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance; inheritable. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance. [1913 Webster] This son shall be legitimate and heritable. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] Heritable rights (Scots Law), rights of the heir; rights to land or whatever may be intimately connected with land; realty. --Jacob (Law Dict.). [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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