cadastre

noun
ca·​das·​tre | \ kə-ˈda-stər How to pronounce cadastre (audio) \

Definition of cadastre

: an official register of the quantity, value, and ownership of real estate used in apportioning taxes

First Known Use of cadastre

1804, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cadastre

French, from Italian catastro, from Old Italian catastico, from Late Greek katastichon notebook, from Greek kata by + stichos row, line — more at cata-, distich

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