termor

[ tur-mer ]
/ ˈtɜr mər /

noun Law.

a person who has an estate for a term of years or for life.

Nearby words

  1. termitary,
  2. termite,
  3. termitic,
  4. termiting,
  5. termless,
  6. terms,
  7. terms of service,
  8. terms of trade,
  9. termwise,
  10. tern

Origin of termor

1250–1300; term + -or2; replacing Middle English termur < Anglo-French termer (see -er2)

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British Dictionary definitions for termor

termor

termer

/ (ˈtɜːmə) /

noun

property law a person who holds an estate for a term of years or until he dies

Word Origin for termor

C14: from Anglo-French termer, from terme term

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