vendee

noun
vend·ee | \ ven-ˈdē \

Definition of vendee 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: one to whom a thing is sold : buyer

Vendée

geographical name
Ven·dée | \ väⁿ-ˈdā \
variants: or La Vendée \lä- \

Definition of Vendée (Entry 2 of 2)

region of western France bordering on the Bay of Biscay south of Brittany

First Known Use of vendee

Noun

1547, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vendee

Noun

vend(or) (or its source, Anglo-French vendur) + -ee entry 1

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vendee

noun
vend·ee | \ ˌven-ˈdē \

Legal Definition of vendee 

: one to whom a thing is sold

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