\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun also share-renter \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\
: one who operates a farm owned by another, pays a share of the crop as rent, and provides labor, power and implements, and usually his share of seed and fertilizer — compare sharecropper

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