Inheritable vs Descendible - What's the difference?

inheritable | descendible |


As adjectives the difference between inheritable and descendible

is that inheritable is that can be inherited while descendible is (legal) of property, able to pass by descent; inheritable by heirs.

inheritable

English

Adjective

(head)
  • That can be inherited.
  • an inheritable estate or title
    an inheritable disease
  • Capable of taking by inheritance, or of receiving by descent; capable of succeeding to, as an heir.
  • * Blackstone
  • 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.

    descendible

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (legal) Of property, able to pass by descent; inheritable by heirs.
  • Alternative forms

    * descendable

    Derived terms

    * descendibility