habitant


ha·bi·tant

noun

Definition of HABITANT

1
\ˈha-bə-tənt\ :  inhabitant, resident
2
\ˌ(h)a-bi-ˈtäⁿ\ also ha·bi·tan \-ˈtäⁿ\ :  a settler or descendant of a settler of French origin working as a farmer in Canada

Examples of HABITANT

  1. <the habitants of Indiana are nicknamed Hoosiers>

First Known Use of HABITANT

15th century

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