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noun [countable] peasant pronunciation in British English /ˈpez(ə)nt/ 
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pluralpeasants
  1. 1
    someone who works on another person's farm or on their own small farm. This word is used mainly about people in poor countries or people in history

    The majority of the population are landless peasants.

    a peasant woman/farmer/household

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