vendor

[ ven-der; especially contrastively ven-dawr ]
/ ˈvɛn dər; especially contrastively vɛnˈdɔr /

noun

a person or agency that sells.
Also vender.

Origin of vendor

1585–95; < Anglo-French vendo(u)r < Latin venditor. See vend, -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for vendor

vendor

vender (ˈvɛndə)

/ (ˈvɛndɔː) /

noun

mainly law a person who sells something, esp real property
another name for vending machine
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Word Origin and History for vendor

vendor


n.

1590s, from late Anglo-French vendor, from vendre "to vend," from Latin vendere "to sell" (see vend).

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