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Meaning of assientist by Wiktionary Dictionary

assientist


    Alternative forms

    • Assientist

    Etymology

    Compare French assientiste, Spanish asentista .

    Noun

    assientist ( plural: assientists )

    1. ( historical ) A shareholder of the Assiento company involved in the slave trade .
    2. ( historical ) One of the parties to the Assiento contract .
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Definition of assientist by GCIDE Dictionary

assientist


  1. Assientist, n. [Cf. F. assientiste, Sp. asentista.] A shareholder of the Assiento company; one of the parties to the Assiento contract. Bancroft.