proveditor

Proveditor

Pro*ved"i*tor\, n. [It. proveditore, provveditore, fr. provedere, L. providere. See Provide, and cf. Purveyor, Provedore.] One employed to procure supplies, as for an army, a steamer, etc.; a purveyor; one who provides for another. --Jer. Taylor.
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