Hereditament meaning

hĕr'ĭ-dĭt'ə-mənt
Property that can be inherited.
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Any property that can be inherited.
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(law) Property which can be inherited.
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Origin of hereditament

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin hērēditāmentum from Late Latin hērēditāre to inherit from Latin hērēs hērēd- heir ghē- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From mediaeval Latin hērēditāmentum, from late Latin hērēditō (“to inherit”), from hērēdem (“heir”).
    From Wiktionary