room mate

roommate

[room-meyt, room-]
noun
a person who is assigned to share or shares a room or apartment with another or others.

Origin:
1780–90, Americanism; room + mate1

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roommate (ˈruːmˌmeɪt, ˈrʊm-)
 
n
a person with whom one shares a room or lodging

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