heritor

[her-i-ter]

noun


Origin of heritor

1375–1425; late Middle English alteration of Middle English heriter < Middle French heritier < Latin hērēditārius hereditary
Related formsnon·her·i·tor, noun
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heritor

noun

Scots law a person who inherits; inheritor
Derived Formsheritress (ˈhɛrɪtrɪs) or heritrix, fem n
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