What is the root word of heritage?


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something that comes or belongs to one by reason of birth; an inherited lot or portion: a heritage of poverty and suffering; a national heritage of honor, pride, and courage.
something reserved for one: the heritage of the righteous.
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Ancestry, bequest, birthright, convention, culture, custom, dowry, endowment,
history and heritage....geneology and
It's from Old France "heritage" < "heriter" inherit, < Late Latin "hereditare. Edited from "THE CENTURY DICTIONARY" 1946 edition. . kritiper
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