Definitions of "hereditary"
  1. Describes something that is acquired or that must be handed down through inheritance
  2. Refers to having possession of something, typically property or title, as a result of inheritance
How to use "hereditary" in a sentence
  1. The family heirloom has been hereditary and passed down for several generations.
  2. The hereditary nature of the disease means that it can be passed on from parents to their children.
  3. The title of the land became hereditary after it was handed down from the deceased owner to their children.

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