inquilino

noun
in·​qui·​li·​no | \ ˌēŋkēˈlē(ˌ)nō \
plural -s

Definition of inquilino

: a worker on a Chilean landed estate who is usually given the use of a small plot of land, implements, seed, and a small wage in return for his labor

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History and Etymology for inquilino

American Spanish from Spanish, tenant, lodger, from Latin inquilinus

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“Inquilino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inquilino. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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