patrimony (plural patrimonies)

  1. A right or estate inherited from one's father; or, in a larger sense, from any ancestor.
    Synonyms: heirloom
  2. Formerly, a church estate or endowment.
Related terms
  • See pater#Derived_terms|Derived terms of pater
  • See -mony#Derived_terms|Derived terms of -mony

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