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also pre·di·al  (prē′dē-əl)
1. Relating to, containing, or possessing land; landed.
2. Attached to, bound to, or arising from the land: praedial serfs.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin praediālis, of an estate, from Latin praedium, estate, from praes, praed-, praevid-, surety, bondsman : prae-, pre- + vas, vad-, guarantor.]


(ˈpriːdɪəl) or


1. (Agriculture) of or relating to land, farming, etc
2. attached to or occupying land
[C16: from Medieval Latin praediālis, from Latin praedium farm, estate]
ˌpraediˈality, ˌprediˈality n


or pre•di•al

(ˈpri di əl)

1. of or pertaining to land or its products.
2. arising from or consequent upon the occupation of land.
3. attached to land.
[1425–75; < Medieval Latin praediālis landed = Latin praedi(um) farm, estate + -ālis -al1]
prae`di•al′i•ty, n.
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