pernor

noun
per·​nor | \ ˈpərnər, -ˌnȯ(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of pernor

: a taker or receiver especially of income (as from rents) or profits

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History and Etymology for pernor

Middle English pernour, from Anglo-French, alteration of Old French preneor, preneur taker, from prendre to take + -eor, -eur -or

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“Pernor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pernor. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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