praedium urbanum

noun

praedium ur·​ba·​num
-ˌərˈbānəm
plural praedia urbana
-nə
Roman, civil, & Scots law
: land, whether in town or country, upon which a house or other building stands and the land immediately adjacent thereto used for purposes incidental to the enjoyment of the buildings

Word History

Etymology

Latin, town praedium

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“Praedium urbanum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/praedium%20urbanum. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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