- The definition of feudal is relating to the political, economic and social system of medieval Europe from the 9th to 15th century.
An example of feudal used as an adjective is the phrase, "feudal lord" which means a higher up in the medieval European system.
- of a feud (land)
- of or like feudalism
Origin of feudalMedieval Latin feudalis
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of feudalism.
- Of or relating to lands held in fee or to the holding of such lands.
- of, or relating to feudalism
From Old French feodal, from Medieval Latin feodalis, from feudum.