allodia

allodium

[uh-loh-dee-uhm]
noun, plural allodia [uh-loh-dee-uh] .
land owned absolutely; land owned and not subject to any rent, service, or other tenurial right of an overlord.
Also, alodium.
Also called allod [al-od, -uhd] , alod.


Origin:
1620–30; < Medieval Latin < Frankish *allōd- (all all + -ōd patrimony, cognate with Old Norse ōth- in ōthal, Gothic -ōth- in haim-ōthli, Old Saxon ōth- in ōthil, Old English, Old Frisian ēth- in ēthel, akin (by gradation) to ath- of atheling) + Medieval Latin -ium -ium

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allodium or allod (əˈləʊdɪəm, ˈælɒd)
 
n , pl -lodia, -lods
history Also: alodium lands held in absolute ownership, free from such obligations as rent or services due to an overlord
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin, from Old German allōd (unattested) entire property, from al-all + -ōd property; compare Old High German ōt, Old English eād property]
 
allod or allod (əˈləʊdɪəm, ˈælɒd, -ˈləʊdɪə)
 
n
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin, from Old German allōd (unattested) entire property, from al-all + -ōd property; compare Old High German ōt, Old English eād property]

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