hereditas

noun he·re·di·tas \hə̇ˈredəˌtas\
variants: less commonly

haereditas

\hə̇ˈredəˌtas\

Definition of hereditas

plural

hereditates

Roman & civil law

  1. :  inheritance or succession :  the rights and liabilities to which an heir succeeds :  an estate of a deceased person regarded as a juridical person

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Origin and Etymology of hereditas

Latin


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