Heritable rights
Heritable Her"it*a*ble, a. [OF. h['e]ritable. See {Heritage}, {Hereditable}.] 1. Capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance; inheritable. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance. [1913 Webster]

This son shall be legitimate and heritable. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

{Heritable rights} (Scots Law), rights of the heir; rights to land or whatever may be intimately connected with land; realty. --Jacob (Law Dict.). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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