Do"nor(?), n. [F. donneur, OF. daneor, fr. donner. See Donee, and cf. Donator.] 1. One who gives or bestows; one who confers anything gratuitously; a benefactor. Inverse of recipient.
(Law) One who grants an estate; in later use, one who confers a power; -- the opposite of donee.
Touching, the parties unto deeds and charters, we are to consider as well the donors and granters as the donees or grantees.Spelman.
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