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(a.) Descended, or capable of descending, from an ancestor to an heir at law; received or passing by inheritance, or that must pass by inheritance; as, an hereditary estate or crown.
(a.) Transmitted, or capable of being transmitted, as a constitutional quality or condition from a parent to a child; as, hereditary pride, bravery, disease.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Hereditary'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/h/hereditary.html. 1828.