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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent.

Usage examples (33)
  • (eventually seventeen) were summoned, but for ordinary meetings for the purpose of money levies only those of the so-called patrimonial or old
  • It is a crime against the patrimonial gods what they are doing.
  • But the patrimonial gods were not yet finished with Rick Renard.
  • Derwentwater returned from the continent to his patrimonial property at for more
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