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share·crop·per

 (shâr′krŏp′ər)
n.
A tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord in lieu of rent.

sharecropper

(ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpə)
n
1. (Agriculture) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent
2. (Professions) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent

share•crop•per

(ˈʃɛərˌkrɒp ər)

n.
a tenant farmer who pays as rent a share of the crop.
share′crop`, v.t., v.i. -cropped, -crop•ping.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharecropper - small farmers and tenantssharecropper - small farmers and tenants    
agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer - a person who tills the soil for a living
Translations

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpəʳ] N (esp US) → aparcero/a m/f, mediero/a m/f (Mex)

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛərkrɒpər] nmétayer/ère m/fshare earnings npldividendes mpl
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