prefeudal

adjective

pre·​feu·​dal ˌprē-ˈfyü-dᵊl How to pronounce prefeudal (audio)
variants or pre-feudal
: of, relating to, or existing in a time before feudalism
prefeudal societies
the prefeudal landscape
in prefeudal times

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prefeudal was in 1870

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Cite this Entry

“Prefeudal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prefeudal. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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