purveyor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pur-vā'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who purveys, provides, or supplies: a purveyor of foods; a purveyor of lies.
  2. an officer who provided or acquired provisions for the sovereign under the prerogative of purveyance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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