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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:

Inheritable \In*her"it*a*ble\, a. 1. Capable of being inherited; transmissible or descendible; as, an inheritable estate or title. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being transmitted from parent to child; as, inheritable qualities or infirmities. [1913 Webster] 3. [Cf. OF. enheritable, inheritable.] Capable of taking by inheritance, or of receiving by descent; capable of succeeding to, as an heir. [1913 Webster] By attainder . . . the blood of the person attainted is so corrupted as to be rendered no longer inheritable. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] The eldest daughter of the king is also alone inheritable to the crown on failure of issue male. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] Inheritable blood, blood or relationship by which a person becomes qualified to be an heir, or to transmit possessions by inheritance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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