patentor
noun Date: circa 1890 one that grants a patent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • patentor — /pat n teuhr, pat n tawr / or, esp. Brit., /payt , payt /, n. a person or official agency that grants patents. [1885 90; PATENT + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • patentor — pætntÉ™(r) / peɪt n. one who patents, one who grants the exclusive right to an invention or design …   English contemporary dictionary

  • patentor — pat·en·tor …   English syllables

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  • patentor — /peɪtnˈtɔ/ (say paytn taw) noun someone who grants a patent …   Australian English dictionary

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