patentor

noun
pat·en·tor | \ ˈpa-tᵊn-tər , ˌpa-tᵊn-ˈtȯr , British also ˈpā- , ˌpā- \

Definition of patentor 

: one that grants a patent

First Known Use of patentor

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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