conacre

noun
con·​acre | \ ˈkäˌnākə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of conacre

 (Entry 1 of 2)

in a former Irish land system
: the subletting for a single season of small portions of a farm previously prepared for sowing or planting also : a single parcel or tenancy so held

conacre

transitive verb
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of conacre (Entry 2 of 2)

: to sublet (land) in conacre

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History and Etymology for conacre

Noun

alteration of earlier corn-acre, literally, field of grain

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“Conacre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conacre. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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