co·​pro·​pri·​e·​tor | \ (ˌ)kō-prə-ˈprī-ə-tər How to pronounce coproprietor (audio) \
variants: or co-proprietor
plural coproprietors or co-proprietors

Definition of coproprietor

: one of two or more joint proprietors In fact, the personalities, quips, and shenanigans of coproprietors Ed Moose and Sam Deitsch have generated a spate of articles and sentimental "my-favorite-saloon" pieces that are the stuff of legends.— Caroline Bates Leah Chase, known as the Queen of Creole Cuisine, has hosted countless TV shows, and is the co-proprietor of the restaurant that bears the name of her husband's parents.— Dwight Brown

First Known Use of coproprietor

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Coproprietor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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