Definition of descendable in English:

descendable

adjective

  • 1Law. Of property, an entitlement, etc.: that descends or may descend to an heir; transmissible by inheritance.

  • 2That can move downwards.

  • 3Capable of being descended; down which one may go. Somewhat rare.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in John Fortescue (c1397–1479), justice and political theorist. From descend + -able.

Pronunciation

descendable

/dɪˈsɛndɪbl/