- of, relating to, or consisting of land or its products; real; landed.
- arising from or consequent upon the occupation of land.
- attached to land.
Origin of praedial
1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin praediālis landed, equivalent to Latin praedi(um) farm, estate + -ālis -al1
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Examples from the Web for predial
In the predial, peaceful routine of their days there is a positive similarity.Sergeant York And His People
Predial servitude indeed, in some of its modifications, has always been the great bar to improvement.
Besides these, there is a population of predial slaves, divided and subdivided.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies
Robert Gordon Latham
Unfortunately a widespread indulgence in predial larceny is a great hindrance to agriculture as well as to moral progress.
His cabinet immediately recognized a distinction between political and predial sources of disorder.Lord George Bentinck
- a variant spelling of praedial
- of or relating to land, farming, etc
- attached to or occupying land
C16: from Medieval Latin praediālis, from Latin praedium farm, estate
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