emphyteuta

noun em·phy·teu·ta \-ütə\

Definition of emphyteuta

plural

emphyteutae

\-tˌē\
  1. :  one holding land by emphyteusis

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Origin and Etymology of emphyteuta

Late Latin, from Late Greek emphyteutēs, from Greek emphyteuein


First Known Use: 1660


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