Meaning of HABITANT in English

I. hab·i·tant ˈhabəd.ənt noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle French, from present participle of habiter to dwell, inhabit — more at habit

1. : inhabitant , resident

2. or ha·bi·tan |(h)abē|täⁿ

[Canadian French habitant, from French, inhabitant]

: a settler or descendant of a settler of French origin belonging to the farming class in Canada

II. ha·bi·tant |(h)abē|täⁿ adjective

: relating to, characteristic of, or produced by the French farmers of Canada

habitant furniture

habitant homespun

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