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tenant farmer

noun

Simple Definition of tenant farmer

  • : a farmer who raises crops on land that is rented from someone else

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tenant farmer

  1. :  a farmer who works land owned by another and pays rent either in cash or in shares of produce

1748

First Known Use of tenant farmer

1748


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