abutter

noun
abut·ter | \ə-ˈbə-tər \

Definition of abutter 

: one that abuts specifically : the owner of a contiguous property

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The agreement was the first that included financial help from the city and the park’s abutters for the park’s annual $5 million operating budget. Matt Stout, BostonGlobe.com, "A Downeast Cider bar is coming to the Greenway in May. Cheers!," 25 Apr. 2018 The next step would be for abutters to petition the city for a name change before the Public Improvement Commission holds a hearing to consider the street name change. Chris Chavez, SI.com, "John Henry Says Red Sox Will Lead Effort To Re-Name Yawkey Way," 17 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of abutter

1673, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abutter

abut + -er entry 2

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abutter

noun
abut·ter | \ə-ˈbə-tər \

Legal Definition of abutter 

: one that abuts specifically : the owner of an abutting property the abutters on a street

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