censitaire

noun

cen·​si·​taire
säⁿsēteer
plural censitaires
-r(z)
1
a
: 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

Word History

Etymology

French, irregular from cens

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“Censitaire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/censitaire. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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