habitant1

[hab-i-tuh nt] /ˈhæb ɪ tənt/
noun
1.
an inhabitant.
Origin
1480–90; < Latin habitant- (stem of habitāns), present participle of habitāre to inhabit. See habitat, -ant

habitant2

[hab-i-tuh nt; French a-bee-tahn] /ˈhæb ɪ tənt; French a biˈtɑ̃/
noun, plural habitants
[hab-i-tuh nts; French a-bee-tahn] /ˈhæb ɪ tənts; French a biˈtɑ̃/ (Show IPA)
1.
a French settler in Canada or Louisiana, or a descendant of one, especially a farmer.
2.
Canadian. a Canadian of French speech and culture, especially one residing in the province of Quebec.
Origin
1780–90; < French, present participle of habiter < Latin habitāre to inhabit
British Dictionary definitions for habitant
habitant (ˈhæbɪtənt)
 
n
1.  a less common word for inhabitant
2.  a.  an early French settler in Canada or Louisiana, esp a small farmer
 b.  a descendant of these settlers, esp a farmer

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