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- purveyour (obsolete)
- Rhymes: -eɪə(ɹ)
purveyor (plural purveyors)
- Someone who supplies what is needed, especially food.
- Anthropologists are the purveyors of dangerous ideas.
- (historical, Britain) An officer who provided provisions for the king's household.
- (obsolete) A procurer; a pimp.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Addison to this entry?)
- (one who provides food): grocer
supplier — see supplier