vendor

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PIE root
*deh₃-

Borrowing from Old French vendeor, from Latin venditor ‎(seller), from vendere ‎(to sell, cry up for sale, praise), contraction of venundare, venumdare, also, as originally, two words venum dare ‎(to sell), from venum ‎(sale, price) + dare ‎(to give).

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vendor ‎(plural vendors, feminine vendress)

  1. A person or a company that vends or sells.
  2. A vending machine.
    • 2015, Jennifer Ott, Rays of Civilization (page 64)
      She left her duties guarding the cola vendor and brushed past Earl to the aisle with the creamed corn.

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vendor ‎(third-person singular simple present vendors, present participle vendoring, simple past and past participle vendored)

  1. (software development) To bundle third-party dependencies with the source code for a program.

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vēndor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of vēndō