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The quality of being heritable.
The proportion of phenotypic variance attributable to variance in genotypes.
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Perhaps this heritability was limited to those cases in which the heiress transmitted the de facto headship of her house.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies