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  • adj. Of property, able to pass by descent; inheritable by heirs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Admitting descent; capable of being descended.
  • adj. That may descend from an ancestor to an heir.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being descended with safety or comparative ease; that permits of a safe downward passage: as, a descendible hill.
  • That can descend from an ancestor to a descendant; capable of being transmitted, as from father to son: as, a descendible estate.
  • Also spelled descendable.

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