grantor

[ gran-ter, grahn-, gran-tawr, grahn- ]
/ ˈgræn tər, ˈgrɑn-, grænˈtɔr, grɑn- /

noun

a person or organization that makes a grant.

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Origin of grantor

From Anglo-French, dating back to 1620–30; see origin at grant, -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for grantor

grantor
/ (ɡrɑːnˈtɔː, ˈɡrɑːntə) /

noun

law a person who makes a grant
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