Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that executes a power of appointment of property.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The person who selects the appointee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The person who selects the appointee. See appointee, 2

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, one who has official or legal power of appointment. See appoint, 5.

Etymologies

appoint +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

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