hereditament

[ her-i-dit-uh-muh nt ]
/ ˌhɛr ɪˈdɪt ə mənt /

noun Law.

any inheritable estate or interest in property.

Origin of hereditament

1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin hērēditāmentum, derivative of Late Latin hērēditāre. See hereditable, -ment
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hereditament

/ (ˌhɛrɪˈdɪtəmənt) /

noun property law

any kind of property capable of being inherited
property that before 1926 passed to an heir if not otherwise disposed of by will
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