cedent

noun
ce·​dent | \ ˈsēdᵊnt \
plural cedents

Definition of cedent

1 also cedens \ ˈsēˌdenz \ plural cedents also cedentes : an assignor of a debt or claim
2 Scots law : an assignor of property or claims by a deed of conveyance

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History and Etymology for cedent

Latin cedent-, cedens, present participle of cedere to yield

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“Cedent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cedent. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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