a person who owns adjacent land.

1665–75, Americanism; abut + -er1

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abutter (əˈbʌtə)
property law the owner of adjoining property

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Example sentences
TH asked the abutter if he was satisfied with the progress that has been made regarding the water drainage.
She is a direct abutter and has had a problem for seventeen years.
The developer is meeting with the abutter across the street to address his issues.
If the wood can be used as firewood, the tree warden determines if the property abutter to the tree wants the wood.
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