Pro*ved"i*tor (?), n. [It. proveditore, provveditore, fr. provedere, L. providere. See Provide, and cf. Purveyor, Provedore.]

One employed to procure supplies, as for an army, a steamer, etc.; a purveyor; one who provides for another.

Jer. Taylor.

 

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