[uh-poin-ter; uh-poin-tawr, ap-oin-]
noun Law.
a person who exercises a power of appointment of property.

1880–85; appoint + -or2 Unabridged
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appointor (əˈpɔɪntə, əpɔɪnˈtɔː)
property law See also power of appointment a person to whom a power to nominate persons to take property is given by deed or will

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Example sentences
The reason for the rule is that the appointment otherwise would usurp the prerogatives of the appointor's successor or successors.
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