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or pre·di·al

[pree-dee-uh l]
  1. of, relating to, or consisting of land or its products; real; landed.
  2. arising from or consequent upon the occupation of land.
  3. attached to land.
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Origin of praedial

1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin praediālis landed, equivalent to Latin praedi(um) farm, estate + -ālis -al1
Related formsprae·di·al·i·ty, noun
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Examples from the Web for praedial

Historical Examples

  • Common in gross is a personal right to common pasture in opposition to the praedial rights.

    Villainage in England

    Paul Vinogradoff

  • It is praedial and not personal; to begin with, it is always thought of as belonging to a tenement.

    Villainage in England

    Paul Vinogradoff

British Dictionary definitions for praedial



  1. of or relating to land, farming, etc
  2. attached to or occupying land
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Derived Formspraediality or prediality, noun

Word Origin

C16: from Medieval Latin praediālis, from Latin praedium farm, estate
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