alodification

noun alod·i·fi·ca·tion \əˌlädəfə̇ˈkāshən, (ˌ)aˌl-\
variants: or

allodification

\əˌlädəfə̇ˈkāshən, (ˌ)aˌl-\

Definition of alodification

plural

-s

  1. :  the change in the title to lands from feudal tenure to complete ownership

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Origin and Etymology of alodification

alodium, allodium + -fication


First Known Use: 1829


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