praedial

adjective

prae·​di·​al
variants or predial
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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Praedial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/praedial. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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