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    patrimony

    patrimony - Dictionary definition and meaning for word patrimony

    Definition
    (noun) a church endowment Definition
    (noun) an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)
    Synonyms : birthright
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for patrimony

patrimony sounds like part money..part of money...so a son gets a PART OF MONEY FROM HIS FATHER.

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Patri-> Paternal. Mony-> Money. Parimony = Paternal (Father) Money

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