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seller

[sel-er] /ˈsɛl ər/
noun
1.
a person who sells; salesperson or vender.
2.
an article considered with reference to its sales:
one of the poorest sellers.
Origin of seller
1150-1200
Middle English word dating back to 1150-1200; See origin at sell1, -er1
Related forms
reseller, noun
superseller, noun

sel

[sel] /sɛl/
noun, adjective, pronoun, Scot.
1.
self.
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  • The purchase of that which neither belongs to the seller, nor can belong to the buyer.

    The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
  • This gave him the appearance, either of an artist of sorts or of a seller of chestnuts!

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • The seller of the arts may be called an art-seller; the seller of virtue, a Sophist.

    Sophist Plato
  • The buyer gains much by being open and above board with the seller.

    Dollars and Sense Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  • I thought the seller's conscience a trifle lax when he asked £13, 13s.

    Cattle and Cattle-breeders William M'Combie
British Dictionary definitions for seller

seller

/ˈsɛlə/
noun
1.
a person who sells
2.
an article to be sold: this item is always a good seller
3.
short for selling race

sel

/sɛl/
noun
1.
a Scot word for self
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Word Origin and History for seller
n.

c.1200, agent noun from sell (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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