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ranchette

[ran-chet] /rænˈtʃɛt/
noun
1.
a small-scale ranch, typically of only a few acres.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60, Americanism; ranch + -ette
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  • The surface is privately owned by a number of individuals, parts of the lease tract underlie a rural ranchette development.
  • The results suggest that the cluster-style alternative was preferred to the agriculture or ranchette alternatives.
  • But if it's beef you crave, you should have bought the ranchette.

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