• IPA: /ˈpɛzənt/

peasant (plural peasants)

  1. A member of the lowly social class that toils on the land, constituted by small farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, farmhands and other laborers on the land where they form the main labor force in agriculture and horticulture.
  2. A country person.
  3. (pejorative) An uncouth, crude or ill-bred person.
  4. (strategy games) A worker unit.
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  • Russian: крестья́нин

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