coproprietor

noun
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 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coproprietor. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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