alienee

noun

alien·​ee ˌā-lē-ə-ˈnē How to pronounce alienee (audio)
ˌāl-yə-
: one to whom property is transferred

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Anglo-French aliené "alienated tenant," noun derivative of past participle of aliener "to transfer or surrender property rights" — more at alien entry 3

First Known Use

1531, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alienee was in 1531

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Cite this Entry

“Alienee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alienee. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

alienee

noun
: a person to whom property or a property right has been alienated
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