undertenant

noun
un·​der·​ten·​ant | \ ˈən-dər-ˌte-nənt How to pronounce undertenant (audio) \

Definition of undertenant

: one who holds lands or tenements by a sublease

First Known Use of undertenant

1546, in the meaning defined above

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“Undertenant.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undertenant. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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undertenant

noun
un·​der·​ten·​ant | \ ˈən-dər-ˌte-nənt How to pronounce undertenant (audio) \

Legal Definition of undertenant

: a tenant (as a sublessee) who takes some part of the tenancy of another tenant (as a lessee) used especially in New York

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