noun, plural pat·ri·mo·nies.
Origin of patrimony
Related formspat·ri·mo·ni·al, adjectivepat·ri·mo·ni·al·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for patrimony
She revealed her patrimony after Thurmond died; his family later acknowledged the relationship.
His father, alarmed and angered at his acts called him before the Bishop to force him to give up his patrimony.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
I was ushered into this land of hope and sunny smiles with scarcely any other patrimony than a name.Trifles for the Christmas Holidays|H. S. Armstrong
Your brother lives on his patrimony—which you have told me is immense—you by your industry, my dear Chevalier.The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray