cadastre

or ca·das·ter

[ kuh-das-ter ]
/ kəˈdæs tər /

noun

an official register of the ownership, extent, and value of real property in a given area, used as a basis of taxation.

Nearby words

  1. cad,
  2. cad/cam,
  3. cadaga,
  4. cadaster,
  5. cadastral,
  6. cadaver,
  7. cadaverine,
  8. cadaverous,
  9. cadbury,
  10. cadcam

Origin of cadastre

1795–1805; < French < Provençal cadastro < Italian catastro, earlier (Venetian) catastico < Late Greek katástichon register, derivative of phrase katà stíchon by line; see cata-, stich1

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