Habitant meaning

hăbĭ-tənt
An inhabitant of French ancestry living in Canada, especially Quebec, or in Louisiana.
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A farmer in Louisiana or Canada of French descent.
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(Canada) A member of habitation colony at Stadacona founded by Samuel de Champlain, where Quebec City now lies.
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An inhabitant; resident.
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(archaic) Inhabitant, dweller.
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An inhabitant.
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Origin of habitant

  • Middle English from Old French from present participle of habiter to dwell from Latin habitāre habitable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French habitant

    From Wiktionary