allodium

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, from Frankish *allaud (allodium, patrimony, literally entire property), from Proto-Germanic *alaudą (allodium, transferable possessions), from Proto-Germanic *allaz (all) + *audaz (goods). Cognate with Old High German ōt (property), Old Saxon ōd (estate, wealth), Old English ēad (possessions).

Noun[edit]

allodium (plural allodia)

  1. (dated) freehold land or property

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