|1.||a person who or thing that receives|
|2.||a less common word for receptive|
|[C16: via French from Latin recipiēns, from recipere to |
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
recipient re·cip·i·ent (rĭ-sĭp'ē-ənt)
Functioning as a receiver; receptive. n.
One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.