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praedial

or pre·di·al

[pree-dee-uh l]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or consisting of land or its products; real; landed.
  2. arising from or consequent upon the occupation of land.
  3. attached to land.

Origin of praedial

1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin praediālis landed, equivalent to Latin praedi(um) farm, estate + -ālis -al1
Related formsprae·di·al·i·ty, noun
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Examples from the Web for praedial

Historical Examples

  • Common in gross is a personal right to common pasture in opposition to the praedial rights.

    Villainage in England

    Paul Vinogradoff

  • It is praedial and not personal; to begin with, it is always thought of as belonging to a tenement.

    Villainage in England

    Paul Vinogradoff


British Dictionary definitions for praedial

praedial

predial

adjective
  1. of or relating to land, farming, etc
  2. attached to or occupying land
Derived Formspraediality or prediality, noun

Word Origin

C16: from Medieval Latin praediālis, from Latin praedium farm, estate
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