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heritor

[her-i-ter] /ˈhɛr ɪ tər/
noun
1.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English alteration of Middle English heriter < Middle French heritier < Latin hērēditārius hereditary
Related forms
nonheritor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heritor

heritor

/ˈhɛrɪtə/
noun
1.
(Scots law) a person who inherits; inheritor
Derived Forms
heritress (ˈhɛrɪtrɪs), heritrix, noun:feminine
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