patentor

noun
pat·​en·​tor | \ ˈpa-tᵊn-tər How to pronounce patentor (audio) , ˌpa-tᵊn-ˈtȯr, British also ˈpā-, ˌpā- How to pronounce patentor (audio) \

Definition of patentor

: one that grants a patent

First Known Use of patentor

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Patentor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patentor. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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