undertenant

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

Definition of undertenant 

: one who holds lands or tenements by a sublease

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1546, in the meaning defined above

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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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