Heritage Her"it*age, a. [OE. heritage, eritage, OF. heritage, eritage, F. h['e]ritage, fr. h['e]riter to inherit, LL. heriditare. See {Hereditable}.] 1. That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance. [1913 Webster]

Part of my heritage, Which my dead father did bequeath to me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Script.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge. --Joel iii. 2. --1 Peter v. 3. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.