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cadastral

[kuh-das-truh l] /kəˈdæs trəl/
adjective
1.
Surveying. (of a map or survey) showing or including boundaries, property lines, etc.
2.
of or relating to a cadastre.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < French; see cadastre, -al1
Related forms
cadastrally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for cadastral
adj.

1858, from French cadastral, from cadastre "register of the survey of lands" (16c.), from Old Italian catastico, from Late Greek katastikhos "register," literally "by the line." Gamillscheg dismisses derivation from Late Latin capitastrum "register of the poll tax."

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