hereditament

noun her·e·dit·a·ment \ ˌher-ə-ˈdi-tə-mənt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of hereditament

: heritable property

Origin and Etymology of hereditament

Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French, borrowed from Medieval Latin hērēditāmentum, from Late Latin hērēditāre "to leave as an inheritance, inherit, make heir" + Latin -mentum -ment — more at heritage


Law Dictionary

hereditament

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

legal Definition of hereditament

: 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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