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seatmate

[seet-meyt] /ˈsitˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a person who shares a seat or occupies the seat next to oneself on a bus, plane, etc.
Origin of seatmate
1855-1860
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60; seat + mate1
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