patrimonypatrimony | meaning of patrimony in Collins Dictionariespatrimony meaning, definition, what is patrimony: an inheritance from one's father or other ancestor: Learn more.an inheritance from one's father or other ancestorWhat does patrimony mean and how do you use patrimony in a sentence?[URL]/patrimony
C14 patrimoyne, from Old French, from Latin patrimonium paternal inheritance
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(pætrɪməni, US -moʊni)
1. singular nounSomeone's patrimony is the possessions that they have inherited from their father or ancestors. [formal] ⇒ I left my parents' house, relinquished my estate and my patrimony.2. singular nounA country's patrimony is its land, buildings, and works of art. [formal] ⇒ In the 1930s, The National Trust began its campaign to save Britain's patrimony of threatened country houses.