procurer

[ proh-kyoor-er, pruh- ]
/ proʊˈkyʊər ər, prə- /

noun

a person who procures, especially a pander or pimp.

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Origin of procurer

1350–1400; Middle English (see procure, -er1); replacing Middle English procurour<Anglo-French ≪ Latin prōcūrātōr- (stem of prōcūrātor) procurator
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British Dictionary definitions for procurer

procurer

feminine procuress (prəˈkjʊərɪs)

/ (prəˈkjʊərə) /

noun

a person who procures, esp one who procures women or girls as prostitutes
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