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an estate inherited from one's father or ancestor

The meaning of the word patrimony is an estate inherited from one's father or ancestor.

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doctrinea principle or position or the body of principles in a branch of knowledge or system of belief : dogma
prostratestretched out with face on the ground in adoration or submission
encumberweigh down
affinityrelationship by marriage
contingentdependent on or conditioned by something else
rusticof, relating to, or suitable for the country : rural
raucousdisagreeably harsh or strident : hoarse
simulateto give or assume the appearance or effect of often with the intent to deceive : imitate
deferput off
tautologicalinvolving or containing rhetorical tautology : redundant