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heirdom

[air-duh m] /ˈɛər dəm/
noun
1.
heirship; inheritance.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; heir + -dom
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heirdom

/ˈɛədəm/
noun
1.
(property law) succession by right of blood; inheritance
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