emblements

[ em-bluh-muh nts ]
/ ˈɛm blə mənts /
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plural noun Law.

the products or profits of land that has been sown or planted.

Nearby words

  1. emblazonry,
  2. emblem,
  3. emblematic,
  4. emblematist,
  5. emblematize,
  6. emblemize,
  7. embodiment,
  8. embody,
  9. embolden,
  10. embole

Origin of emblements

1485–95; plural of emblement < Anglo-French, Middle French emblaement, equivalent to emblae(r) (< Medieval Latin imblādāre to sow with grain, equivalent to im- im-1 + blād(um) grain (> French blé) < Germanic (compare Middle Dutch blaad, Old English blǣd) + -āre infinitive suffix) + -ment -ment

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British Dictionary definitions for emblements

emblements

/ (ˈɛmbləmənts) /

pl n law

annual crops and vegetable products cultivated by man's labour
the profits from such crops

Word Origin for emblements

C15: from Old French emblaement, from emblaer to sow with grain, from Medieval Latin imblādāre, from blāda grain, of Germanic origin; compare Old English blǣd grain

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