hereditament

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noun her·e·dit·a·ment \ˌher-ə-ˈdi-tə-mənt\

Definition of hereditament

  1. :  heritable property

Origin and Etymology 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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hereditament

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noun her·e·dit·a·ment \ˌher-ə-ˈdi-tə-mənt\

Legal Definition of hereditament

  1. :  inheritable property

Origin and Etymology of hereditament

Medieval Latin hereditamentum, from Late Latin hereditare to inherit, from Latin hered-, heres heir


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