heritor

[her-i-ter]

noun


Nearby words

  1. herisau,
  2. heritability,
  3. heritable,
  4. heritage,
  5. heritance,
  6. herkimer,
  7. herkimer, nicholas,
  8. herky-jerky,
  9. herl,
  10. herlihy

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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British Dictionary definitions for heritor

heritor

noun

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

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