As nouns the difference between hereditary and dynasty
is that hereditary
is a hereditary ruler; a hereditary peer in the house of lords while dynasty
is a series of rulers or dynasts from one family.
As an adjective hereditary
is which is passed on as inheritance, by last will or intestate.
which is passed on as inheritance, by last will or intestate
(of a title, honor or right) legally granted to somebody's descendant after that person's death.
(of a person) holding a legally hereditary title or rank
- Duke is a hereditary title which was created in Norman times.
(of a disease or trait) passed from a parent to offspring in the genes
- hereditary rulers
- ''Haemophilia is hereditary in his family.
* hereditary disease
* hereditary peer
A hereditary ruler; a hereditary peer in the House of Lords.
A series of rulers or dynasts from one family.