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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