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Line breaks: con|acre
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒneɪkə/

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Definition of conacre in English:


[mass noun]
(In Ireland) the letting by a tenant of small portions of land prepared for crops or grazing.


early 19th century: from corn1 + acre.

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