cadastral

cadastral

[kuh-das-truhl]
adjective
1.
Surveying. (of a map or survey) showing or including boundaries, property lines, etc.
2.
of or pertaining to a cadastre.

Origin:
1855–60; < French; see cadastre, -al1

cadastrally, adverb
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cadaster or cadastre (kəˈdæstə)
 
n
an official register showing details of ownership, boundaries, and value of real property in a district, made for taxation purposes
 
[C19: from French, from Provençal cadastro, from Italian catastro, from Late Greek katastikhon register, from kata stikhon line by line, from kata (see cata-) + stikhos line, stich]
 
cadastre or cadastre
 
n
 
[C19: from French, from Provençal cadastro, from Italian catastro, from Late Greek katastikhon register, from kata stikhon line by line, from kata (see cata-) + stikhos line, stich]
 
ca'dastral or cadastre
 
adj

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cadastral
1858, from Fr. cadastral, from cadastre "register of the survey of lands" (16c.), from O.It. catastico, from Late Gk. katastikhos "register," lit. "by the line." Gamillscheg dismisses derivation from L.L. capitastrum "register of the poll tax."
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