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Meaning of donor

do•nor

Pronunciation: (dō'nur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who gives or donates.
  2. a person or animal providing blood, an organ, bone marrow cells, or other biological tissue for transfusion or transplantation.
  3. a person who gives property by gift, legacy, or devise, or who confers a power of appointment.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the biological tissue of a donor: donor organ.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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