heritable[her′it ə bəl]
- that can be inherited
- that can inherit
Origin of heritableMiddle English heretable ; from Old French héritable: see heritage
- Capable of being passed from one generation to the next; hereditary.
- Capable of inheriting or taking by inheritance.
Origin of heritableMiddle English, from Old French, from heriter, to inherit, from Late Latin hērēditāre; see inherit.