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praedial

or predial

[pree-dee-uh l] /ˈpri di əl/
adjective
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.
Origin of praedial
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin praediālis landed, equivalent to Latin praedi(um) farm, estate + -ālis -al1
Related forms
praediality, noun
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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

praedial

/ˈpriːdɪəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to land, farming, etc
2.
attached to or occupying land
Derived Forms
praediality, prediality, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin praediālis, from Latin praedium farm, estate
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