a person who purveys, provides, or supplies: a purveyor of foods; a purveyor of lies.
Old English Law. an officer who provided or acquired provisions for the sovereign under the prerogative of purveyance.

1250–1300; Middle English pourveour < Anglo-French; see purvey, -or2

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purveyor (pəˈveɪə)
1.  (often plural) a person, organization, etc, that supplies food and provisions
2.  a person who spreads, repeats, or sells (information, lies, etc)
3.  a person or thing that habitually provides or supplies a particular thing or quality: a purveyor of humour
4.  history an officer providing or exacting provisions, lodging, etc, for a sovereign

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Example sentences
But after a few winks and whispers, one purveyor produced a bottle from the
  boot of his car and offered me a sip.
As an understocked purveyor of large dried fruit might say, we're out of big
  dates for a while.
The bottom would be knocked out of the illegal drugs trade both for the
  consumer and the purveyor.
Dell is looking to sell its factories in a bid to lower costs as it tries to
  become a more nimble purveyor of laptop computers.
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