inheriting inheriting adj. capable of inheriting by law. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Inheriting — Inherit In*her it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inheriting}.] [OE. enheriten to inherit, to give a heritage to, OF. enheriter to appoint as an heir, L. inhereditare; pref. in in + hereditare to inherit, fr. heres heir. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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