[ven-der; especially contrastively ven-dawr]
a person or agency that sells.
Also, vender.

1585–95; < Anglo-French vendo(u)r < Latin venditor. See vend, -or2 Unabridged
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vendor or vender (ˈvɛndɔː, ˈvɛndə)
1.  chiefly law a person who sells something, esp real property
2.  another name for vending machine
vender or vender

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Word Origin & History

1590s, from late Anglo-Fr. vendor, from vendre "to vend," from L. vendere "to sell" (see vend).
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Example sentences
If you think you may need extra parts, choose a kit by a vendor that also sells
  individual pieces.
Now the library has contracted this out to some external vendor.
The city's vendor contracts, expense reports and various other things have
  already been there for about a year.
They say they can settle any disputes that might arise when more than one
  vendor wants to work at the same location.
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