[uh-poin-ter; uh-poin-tawr, ap-oin-]

noun Law.

a person who exercises a power of appointment of property.

Origin of appointor

First recorded in 1880–85; appoint + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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property law a person to whom a power to nominate persons to take property is given by deed or willSee also power of appointment
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