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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·her·it·able /ɪnˈhɛrətəbəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·her·it·able /ɪnˈhɛrətəbəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·her·it·a·ble a.
 1. Capable of being inherited; transmissible or descendible; as, an inheritable estate or title.
 2. Capable of being transmitted from parent to child; as, inheritable qualities or infirmities.
 3.  Capable of taking by inheritance, or of receiving by descent; capable of succeeding to, as an heir.
    By attainder . . . the blood of the person attainted is so corrupted as to be rendered no longer inheritable.   --Blackstone.
    The eldest daughter of the king is also alone inheritable to the crown on failure of issue male.   --Blackstone.
 Inheritable blood, blood or relationship by which a person becomes qualified to be an heir, or to transmit possessions by inheritance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : that can be inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye
            color"; "an inheritable title" [syn: heritable] [ant: