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vendor

[ven-der; especially contrastively ven-dawr] /ˈvɛn dər; especially contrastively vɛnˈdɔr/
noun
1.
a person or agency that sells.
Also, vender.
Origin of vendor
1585-1595
1585-95; < Anglo-French vendo(u)r < Latin venditor. See vend, -or2
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vendor

/ˈvɛndɔː/
noun
1.
(mainly law) a person who sells something, esp real property
2.
another name for vending machine
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vendor

n.

1590s, from late Anglo-French vendor, from vendre "to vend," from Latin vendere "to sell" (see vend).

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