Origin of Inherit
Middle English enheriten from Old French enheriter to make heir to from Late Latin inhērēditāre to inherit Latin in- in in–2 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
Old French enheriter, from Late Latin inhereditare (“make heir”).
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