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 for Hereditament
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hereditament \Her`e*dit"a*ment\, n. [LL. hereditamentum. See
     Hereditable.] (Law)
     Any species of property that may be inherited; lands,
     tenements, anything corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal,
     or mixed, that may descend to an heir. --Blackstone.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: A corporeal hereditament is visible and tangible; an
           incorporeal hereditament is not in itself visible or
           tangible, being an hereditary right, interest, or
           obligation, as duty to pay rent, or a right of way.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be

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