Habitant



[hab-i-tuh nt] /ˈhæb ɪ tənt/

noun
1.
an inhabitant.
[hab-i-tuh nt; French a-bee-tahn] /ˈhæb ɪ tənt; French a biˈtɑ̃/
noun, plural habitants
[hab-i-tuh nts; French a-bee-tahn] /ˈhæb ɪ tənts; French a biˈtɑ̃/ (Show IPA)
1.
a French settler in Canada or Louisiana, or a descendant of one, especially a farmer.
2.
Canadian. a Canadian of French speech and culture, especially one residing in the province of Quebec.
/ˈhæbɪtənt/
noun
1.
a less common word for inhabitant
2.
(ˈhæbɪtənt; French) (abitɑ̃)

n.

late 15c., from Old French habitant, abitant “inhabitant,” from Latin habitantis “inhabitants,” genitive plural of habitans, present participle of habitare “to inhabit, dwell” (see habitat). Meaning “a Canadian of French descent” attested by 1789; the usual word for planters in 18c. Quebec.

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