patrimony definition

  • noun:
    • An inheritance from a father or any other ancestor.
    • An inheritance or history; history.
    • An endowment or property owned by an institution, specifically a church.
    • A right or property passed down from 1's father; or, in a bigger sense, from any ancestor.
    • previously, a church estate or endowment.
    • A right or estate inherited from's daddy; or, in a larger good sense, from any ancestor.
    • Formerly, a church property or endowment.
    • A right or an estate inherited from's ancestors; residential property falling to an individual on death of his father; history.
    • A church estate or income; the endowment of a church or religious residence.
    • an inheritance coming by right of delivery (especially by primogeniture)
    • a church endowment

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