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abutter

[ uh-buht-er ]
/ əˈbʌt ər /
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noun

a person who owns adjacent land.

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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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