cotenant

[koh-ten-uh nt]

Origin of cotenant

First recorded in 1815–25; co- + tenant
Related formsco·ten·an·cy, co·ten·ure [koh-ten-yer] /koʊˈtɛn yər/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cotenant

cotenant

noun
  1. a person who holds property jointly or in common with others
Derived Formscotenancy, noun
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