landed

[ lan-did ]
/ ˈlæn dɪd /

adjective

owning land, especially an estate: landed gentry.
consisting of land: landed property.
after shipping; delivered: a landed price.

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Origin of landed

before 1000; late Middle English (see land, -ed3); replacing Old English gelandod (rare), past participle of *landian to endow with land (see -ed2)

OTHER WORDS FROM landed

un·land·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for landed

landed
/ (ˈlændɪd) /

adjective

owning landlanded gentry
consisting of or including landa landed estate
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