Definition of allodium in English:

allodium

Line breaks: al¦lo|dium
Pronunciation: /əˈləʊdɪəm/

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(also allod)

noun (plural allodia /əˈləʊdɪə/)

historical
  • An estate held in absolute ownership, without acknowledgement to a superior.

Derivatives

allodial

adjective

Origin

early 17th century: from medieval Latin al(l)odium, used frequently in the Domesday Book, from a Germanic cognate of all + ōd 'estate'.

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