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(in ancient Rome) a farmer
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(kəˈloʊ nəs)

n., pl. -ni (-nī, -nē).
a serf or tenant farmer in the later Roman Empire or early feudal period.
[1885–90; < Latin colōnus inhabitant of a colony, tenant-farmer, farmer, derivative of colere to inhabit, cultivate; compare cult, cultivate]
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