al·​lot·​tee ə-ˌlä-ˈtē How to pronounce allottee (audio)
: 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, 5 Mar. 2018

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allot + -ee entry 1

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allottee was in 1817

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“Allottee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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