odal

noun
variants: or odel or less commonly odhal or odhall \ ˈōdᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of odal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: alodium owned by individuals or families belonging to Teutonic and especially Scandinavian peoples in the premedieval or medieval period

odal

adjective
\ ˈōdᵊl \

Definition of odal (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or constituting odal odal soil

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History and Etymology for odal

Noun

Old Norse ōthal

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“Odal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odal. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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