approver

[uh-proo-ver]
noun
  1. a person who approves.
  2. Old English Law. an accomplice to a felony who confesses his or her guilt and gives evidence against his or her confederates.

Origin of approver

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at approve, -er1
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