pernor

pernor

[pur-ner, -nawr]
noun Law.
a person who takes or receives the rents, profits, or other benefit of an estate, lands, etc.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English pernour < Anglo-French, metathetic variant of Old French preneor taker, equivalent to pren- (see pernancy) + -eor -or2

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