consignatary

noun
con·​sig·​na·​tary | \ kənˈsignəˌterē, -ri \
plural -es

Definition of consignatary

: consignee specifically : one who in Roman and civil law has received money on deposit (as by consignation)

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History and Etymology for consignatary

consignation + -ary

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“Consignatary.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consignatary. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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