heritor

noun her·i·tor \ ˈher-ə-tər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of heritor

: one that inherits : inheritor

Origin and Etymology of heritor

Middle English heriter, heritour, borrowed from Anglo-French heriter, heritier, going back to Vulgar Latin *hērēditārius, noun derivative of Latin hērēditārius "of inheritance, passed by means of inheritance" (Late Latin, "inheriting") — more at hereditary


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