- capable of being transmitted by inheritance.
- permitting descent: a descendible hill.
Origin of descendible
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Examples from the Web for descendible
I will give you the law, briefly: descendible estates among us are of two kinds, estates in fee simple and estates in fee tail.Richard Carvel, Complete
First, it is in general hereditary, or descendible to the next heir, on the death or demise of the last proprietor.Commentaries on the Laws of England
- capable of being inherited
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