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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History and Etymology for praedial

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

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“Praedial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/praedial. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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