Herencia in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
feminine noun
1. inheritance (de bienes) ; legacy (de características) ; heredity (biology)
  • recibir una herencia to receive an inheritance
1 [de propiedad, valores] inheritance; legacy
malgastó la herencia del padre he squandered his father's legacy; he squandered the inheritance he had from his father; me dejó las joyas en herencia she left o bequeathed me her jewels; recibieron la finca en herencia they inherited the estate; es parte de la herencia cultural de los españoles it's part of the cultural heritage of the Spanish; it's part of Spanish heritage; la herencia cultural que recibimos de los romanos the cultural legacy of the Romans
herencia yacente unsettled estate
2 (Biología) heredity
herencia genética genetic inheritance
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