1. [syn: inheritable, heritable]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Heritable \Her"it*a*ble\, a. [OF. h['e]ritable. See Heritage,
1. Capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance;
2. Capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance.
This son shall be legitimate and heritable. --Sir M.
Heritable rights (Scots Law), rights of the heir; rights to
land or whatever may be intimately connected with land;
realty. --Jacob (Law Dict.).
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: capable of being inherited; "inheritable traits such as
eye color"; "an inheritable title" [syn: inheritable,
heritable] [ant: nonheritable, noninheritable]