landholder

[ land-hohl-der ]
/ ˈlændˌhoʊl dər /

noun

a holder, owner, or occupant of land.

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Origin of landholder

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at land, holder

OTHER WORDS FROM landholder

land·hold·ing, adjective, noun
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