1Of, relating to, or consisting of land or farming: political or predial sources of discontent
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- Hit by a spate of praedial larceny, Aranguez farmers are now using deadly pit bulls and Rottweilers to guard their food crops at night.
- Julius is ‘predial’ - of the land; John is ‘proprietary’ - over the land.
- They are now calling Aranguez - long known as the food basket of the country - the praedial larceny capital of the country.
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late Middle English: from medieval Latin praedialis, from Latin praedium 'farm'.
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