HyperDic: patrimony

English > 2 senses of the word patrimony:
NOUNpossessionpatrimonya church endowment
possessionpatrimony, birthrightan inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)
patrimony > pronunciation
Soundspae'trahmow.niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > patrimony: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA church endowment.
Broaderendowment, endowment fundThe capital that provides income for an institution
Spanishpatrimonio
Catalanpatrimoni
English > patrimony: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningAn inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture).
Synonymbirthright
Broaderinheritance, heritageThat which is inherited
Spanishderechos de nacimiento, patrimonio
Catalandrets de naixença, patrimoni
Adjectivespatrimonialinherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

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