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Definition of Purveyor

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provider, supplier, one who furnishes with basic necessities
Purveyor Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
One who provides victuals, or whose business is to make provision for the table; a victualer; a caterer.
  
(n.)
An officer who formerly provided, or exacted provision, for the king's household.
  
(n.)
a procurer; a pimp; a bawd.
  
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purveyor
\pur*vey"or\ (?), n. [oe. porveour, of. pourveor, f. pourvoyeur. see purvey, and cf. proveditor.]
1. one who provides victuals, or whose business is to make provision for the table; a victualer; a caterer.
2. an officer who formerly provided, or exacted provision, for the king's household. [eng.]
3. a procurer; a pimp; a bawd.

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one who supplies
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Porthmon = n. a purveyor, a drover
Shakespeare Words
an officer of the king sent before to provide food for the king and his retineu, as the harbinger provided lodging
GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
Someone who supplies provisions;provider
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. someone who supplies provisions (especially food)
(hypernym) supplier, provider
(derivation) provision, purvey
Purveyor Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Industry Glossary
Firm that purchases beef (usually from a packer), them performs some fabrication before selling the beef to another firm.
Purveyor Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A grocery store is a retail store that primarily sells food. A grocer is a bulk seller of food. Grocery stores often offer non-perishable food, with some also having fresh produce, butchers, delis, and bakeries. Large grocery stores that stock significant amounts of non-food products, such as clothing and household items, are called supermarkets. Some large supermarkets also include a pharmacy and an electronics section, the latter selling DVDs, headphones, digital alarm clocks, and similar items.

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