latifundium

[lat-uh-fuhn-dee-uh m]

Origin of latifundium

1620–30; < Latin, equivalent to lāt(us) wide, broad + -i- -i- + fund(us) a piece of land, farm, estate + -ium -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for latifundium

latifundium

noun plural -dia (-dɪə)
  1. a large agricultural estate, esp one worked by slaves in ancient Rome

Word Origin for latifundium

C17: from Latin lātus broad + fundus farm, estate
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