proxenete

noun
prox·​e·​nete | \ ˈpräksəˌnēt\
variants: or less commonly proxenet \ -​net \
plural -s

Definition of proxenete

: a person who negotiates on another's behalf specifically : marriage broker

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History and Etymology for proxenete

French or Latin; French proxénète, from Latin proxeneta, from Greek proxenētēs, from proxenein to do something for someone else, from proxenos

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