un descendible

descendible

[dih-sen-duh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being transmitted by inheritance.
2.
permitting descent: a descendible hill.
Also, descendable.


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English descendable < Old French, equivalent to descend(re) to descend + -able -able; spelling later Latinized

descendibility, descendability, noun
undescendable, adjective
undescendible, adjective
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descendible or descendable (dɪˈsɛndəbəl)
 
adj
capable of being inherited
 
descendable or descendable
 
adj

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