Variant of tenant
- a person who pays rent to occupy or use land, a building, etc.
- an occupant of or dweller in a specified place
- a person who possesses lands, etc. by any kind of title
Origin: Middle English tenaunt from Old French tenant, origin, originally present participle of tenir, to hold from Classical Latin tenere, to hold from Indo-European base an unverified form ten-, to pull, stretch from source thin
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