praedial

adjective prae·di·al
variants: or predial \ˈprēdēəl\

Definition of praedial

1 :being or made up of land or immovable property or the profits therefrom :landed used chiefly with reference to the Roman and civil law systems and practically equivalent to the real of English law
2 :of, relating to, or arising from land or landed property :attached to land
  • praedial slaves
  • a praedial relationship

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Origin and Etymology of praedial

Medieval Latin praedialis, from Latin praedium + -alis -al


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