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Middle English from Old French from eritier heir from Medieval Latin hērēditārius from Latin inherited hereditary
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French eritage, heritage, (French héritage), from Latin hereditas.
I am a huge fan of heritage meats.
A waitress wearing a lace cap denoting her Pennsylvania Dutch heritage seated him at a small corner table by the window.
With dark hair and eyes and the caramel skin marking his Cuban heritage, Jonny was tall and lanky.
I'm sure my heritage attracted more than anything else.
But on the death of Charles in 1700 the whole heritage was left to France.
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