tenant-farmer

tenant farmer

noun
a person who farms the land of another and pays rent with cash or with a portion of the produce.

Origin:
1855–60

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tenant farmer
 
n
a person who farms land rented from another, the rent usually taking the form of part of the crops grown or livestock reared

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