censitaire

noun
cen·​si·​taire | \ säⁿsēteer \
plural censitaires\ -​r(z) \

Definition of censitaire

1a : one who paid a quitrent to his feudal lord
b : one who paid the dues required to qualify as an elector in certain jurisdictions
2 Canada : one who renders cens

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History and Etymology for censitaire

French, irregular from cens

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“Censitaire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/censitaire. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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