Vendor Vend"or, n. [See {Vender}.] A vender; a seller; the correlative of vendee. [1913 Webster]

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  • vendor — [[t]ve̱ndə(r)[/t]] vendors 1) N COUNT: usu supp N A vendor is someone who sells things such as newspapers, cigarettes, or food from a small stall or cart. cream vendors. Syn: seller 2) N COUNT The vendor of a house or piece of land is the… …   English dictionary

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