purveyor

[per-vey-er]
noun
1.
a person who purveys, provides, or supplies: a purveyor of foods; a purveyor of lies.
2.
Old English Law. an officer who provided or acquired provisions for the sovereign under the prerogative of purveyance.

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

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purveyor (pəˈveɪə)
 
n
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
Retailers and purveyors of entertainment increasingly know our buying history
  and the vagaries of our unique tastes.
We hadn't by any measure exhausted the supply of even highly recommended boudin
  purveyors.
As purveyors to others, however, they don't take much responsibility for
  themselves.
The ultimate causal agents of plague are the purveyors of public health and
  sanitation.
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