hereditament


her·e·dit·a·ment

noun \ˌher-ə-ˈdi-tə-mənt\

Definition of HEREDITAMENT

:  heritable property

Origin of HEREDITAMENT

Middle English, from Medieval Latin hereditamentum, from Late Latin hereditare to inherit, from Latin hered-, heres
First Known Use: 15th century

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