métayer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an alteration of Old French moitoier, moitoieor, moitieur, from Late Latin medietārius, from Latin medius(middle, half). Or alternatively from moitié +‎ -ier. See also Italian mezzadro, Spanish mediero.

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  • IPA(key): /me.te.je/, /me.tɛ.je/

Noun[edit]

métayer m (plural métayers, feminine métayère)

  1. sharecropper, metayer [from mid-12th c.]

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