allodial

or a·lo·di·al

[ uh-loh-dee-uh l ]
/ əˈloʊ di əl /

adjective

free from the tenurial rights of a feudal overlord.

Origin of allodial

1650–60; < Medieval Latin allodiālis, equivalent to allōdi(um) allodium + -ālis -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM allodial

al·lo·di·al·i·ty, nounal·lo·di·al·ly, adverb

Definition for alodial (2 of 2)

alodium
[ uh-loh-dee-uh m ]
/ əˈloʊ di əm /

noun, plural a·lo·di·a [uh-loh-dee-uh] /əˈloʊ di ə/.

Also called al·od [al-od, -uh d] /ˈæl ɒd, -əd/.

OTHER WORDS FROM alodium

a·lo·di·al, adjectivea·lo·di·al·i·ty, nouna·lo·di·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for alodial (1 of 2)

alodium
/ (əˈləʊdɪəm) /

noun plural -dia (-dɪə)

a variant spelling of allodium

Derived forms of alodium

alodial, adjective

British Dictionary definitions for alodial (2 of 2)

allodial
/ (əˈləʊdɪəl) /

adjective

(of land) held as an allodium
(of tenure) characterized by or relating to the system of holding land in absolute ownershipthe allodial system
(of people) holding an allodium
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