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peasant

peas·ant

peasant

 
 
pronunciation:
pe znt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of the class of farm laborers and small farmers, esp. in Europe.
In feudal times, peasants worked the land but had no right to own it.
 
definition 2: an unsophisticated country person, or a person considered to be crude and unlearned.
What would a peasant like him know about art?
similar words:
clodhopper, rustic
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