bywoner

noun
by·wo·ner | \ˈbīˌvōnə(r), ˈbāˌv-\
plural -s

Definition of bywoner 

southern Africa

: a laborer or farmer working another person's land:

a : squatter

b : sharecropper

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History and Etymology for bywoner

Afrikaans, from by with, at (from Middle Dutch ) + woner dweller (from woon to dwell—from Middle Dutch wōnen—+ -er); akin to Old High German with, at, and to Old High German wonēn to dwell

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