[ dih-sen-duh-buh l ]
/ dɪˈsɛn də bəl /
capable of being transmitted by inheritance.
permitting descent: a descendible hill.
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Origin of descendible
Related formsde·scend·i·bil·i·ty, de·scend·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·de·scend·a·ble, adjectiveun·de·scend·i·ble, adjective
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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|Winston Churchill
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|William Blackstone
British Dictionary definitions for descendible
/ (dɪˈsɛndəbəl) /
capable of being inherited
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