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heritor

[ her-i-ter ]
/ ˈhɛr ɪ tər /
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noun

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Origin of heritor

1375–1425; late Middle English alteration of Middle English heriter<Middle French heritier<Latin hērēditāriushereditary

OTHER WORDS FROM heritor

non·her·i·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heritor

heritor
/ (ˈhɛrɪtə) /

noun

Scots law a person who inherits; inheritor

Derived forms of heritor

heritress (ˈhɛrɪtrɪs) or heritrix, fem n
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