abandonee

noun
aban·​don·​ee
plural -s

Definition of abandonee

: one that holds or claims abandoned property specifically : the person (as the insurer in marine insurance) to whom property or rights are relinquished

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First Known Use of abandonee

1804, in the meaning defined above

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“Abandonee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abandonee. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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