Translation of "peasant" - English-French dictionary

peasant

noun countablepeasant /ˈpɛzənt/
a very poor person who works on the land
paysan/-anne masculine-feminine

the harsh life of a peasant
la vie dure d'un paysan

(Translation of “peasant” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

peasant

noun /ˈpeznt/

a person who lives and works on the land, especially in a poor, primitive or underdeveloped area

paysan, anne
Many peasants died during the drought
(also adjective) a peasant farmer.
peasantry noun

peasants as a group; the peasants of a particular place

paysannerie
What part did the peasantry play in the Russian revolution?

(Translation of “peasant” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)