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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Donor  \Do"nor\,  n.  [F.  donneur  OF  daneor  fr  donner.  See 
  {Donee},  and  cf  {Donator}.] 
  1.  One  who  gives  or  bestows;  one  who  confers  anything 
  gratuitously;  a  benefactor. 
 
  2.  (Law)  One  who  grants  an  estate;  in  later  use  one  who 
  confers  a  power;  --  the  opposite  of  donee.  --Kent. 
 
  Touching,  the  parties  unto  deeds  and  charters,  we 
  are  to  consider  as  well  the  donors  and  granters  as 
  the  donees  or  grantees.  --Spelman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  donor 
  n  1:  person  who  makes  a  gift  of  property  [syn:  {giver},  {presenter}] 
  2:  (medicine)  someone  who  gives  blood  or  tissue  or  an  organ  to 
  be  used  in  another  person 




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