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emblements

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

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

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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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