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hereditable

[huh-red-i-tuh-buh l] /həˈrɛd ɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin hērēdit(āre) to inherit, derivative of Latin hērēd- (stem of hērēs) heir + Middle French -able -able
Related forms
hereditability, noun
hereditably, adverb
nonhereditability, noun
nonhereditable, adjective
nonhereditably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for hereditably

hereditable

/hɪˈrɛdɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
a less common word for heritable
Derived Forms
hereditability, noun
hereditably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for hereditably

hereditable

adj.

mid-15c.; see heredity + -able. Related: Hereditability.

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