al·​lot·​tee | \ ə-ˌlä-ˈtē How to pronounce allottee (audio) \

Definition of allottee

: one to whom an allotment is made

Examples of allottee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rice noted the Salt River tribal government holds about 30 percent of the land while individual tribal members, or allottees, own the remaining parcels. Nathan J. Fish, azcentral, "Mobile home park on tribal land near Scottsdale faces closure after 50 years," 5 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of allottee

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allottee

allot + -ee entry 1

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“Allottee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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