alienor

[ eyl-yuh-ner, ey-lee-uh-, eyl-yuh-nawr, ey-lee-uh- ]
/ ˈeɪl yə nər, ˈeɪ li ə-, ˌeɪl yəˈnɔr, ˌeɪ li ə- /
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noun Law.

a person who transfers property.

Nearby words

  1. alieni generis,
  2. alieni juris,
  3. alienia,
  4. alienism,
  5. alienist,
  6. alif,
  7. aliform,
  8. aligarh,
  9. alight,
  10. alighting gear

Also al·ien·er [eyl-yuh-ner, ey-lee-uh-] /ˈeɪl yə nər, ˈeɪ li ə-/.

Origin of alienor

1545–55; obsolete alien (v.), Middle English alienen + -or2; replacing alienour < Anglo-French (compare French aliéneur) < Late Latin aliēnātor. See alienate, -tor

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British Dictionary definitions for alienor

alienor

/ (ˈeɪljənə, ˈeɪlɪə-) /

noun

law a person who transfers property to another
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