abutter

[ uh-buht-er ]
/ əˈbʌt ər /

noun

a person who owns adjacent land.

Nearby words

  1. abut,
  2. abutilon,
  3. abutment,
  4. abuttal,
  5. abuttals,
  6. abuzz,
  7. abv,
  8. abv.,
  9. abvd,
  10. abvolt

Origin of abutter

An Americanism dating back to 1665–75; abut + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for abutter

abutter

/ (əˈbʌtə) /

noun

property law the owner of adjoining property
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