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Meaning of HEREDITAMENT

Pronunciation:  `heri'ditumunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited
 

HEREDITAMENT is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: belongings, holding, material possession, property

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Her`e*dit"a*ment\, n. [LL. hereditamentum. See
{Hereditable}.] (Law)
Any species of property that may be inherited; lands,
tenements, anything corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal,
or mixed, that may descend to an heir. --Blackstone.

Note: A corporeal hereditament is visible and tangible; an
      incorporeal hereditament is not in itself visible or
      tangible, being an hereditary right, interest, or
      obligation, as duty to pay rent, or a right of way.

 

 

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