undertenant

noun un·der·ten·ant \ ˈən-dər-ˌte-nənt \

Definition of undertenant

: one who holds lands or tenements by a sublease

First Known Use of undertenant

1546

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undertenant

noun un·der·ten·ant \ ˈən-dər-ˌte-nənt \

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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