institor

noun
in·​sti·​tor | \ ˈinztəˌtȯ(ə)r, ˈin(t)stə- \
plural -s

Definition of institor

: a person (as the manager of a commercial or manufacturing business, a broker, factor, or commission agent) to whom the transaction of some business is committed as agent to such a degree as to bind the principal used chiefly in Roman and civil law

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Other Words from institor

institorial \ ¦⸗⸗¦tōrēəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for institor

Latin, from instit- (perfect stem of insistere to occupy a place in, stand upon, persist) + -or

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“Institor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/institor. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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