Consignee
Consignee Con`sign*ee" (?; 277), n. [F. consign?, p. p. of consigner.] The person to whom goods or other things are consigned; a factor; -- correlative to consignor. [1913 Webster]

Consigner and consignee are used by merchants to express generally the shipper of merchandise, and the person to whom it is addressed, by bill of lading or otherwise. --De Colange. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, , (of goods shipped)


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