alienor

noun

alien·​or ˌā-lē-ə-ˈnȯr How to pronounce alienor (audio)
ˌāl-yə-
: one who transfers property to another

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Anglo-French alienour, from aliener "to transfer or surrender property rights" + -our -or entry 1 — more at alien entry 3

First Known Use

circa 1523, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alienor was circa 1523

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Cite this Entry

“Alienor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alienor. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

alienor

noun
: a person who alienates property or a property right to another
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