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Meaning of CONSIGNEE

Pronunciation:  `kânsI'nee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the person to whom merchandise is delivered over

CONSIGNEE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: receiver, recipient



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con`sign*ee"\ (?; 277), n. [F. consign?, p. p. of
The person to whom goods or other things are consigned; a
factor; -- correlative to consignor.

      Consigner and consignee are used by merchants to
      express generally the shipper of merchandise, and the
      person to whom it is addressed, by bill of lading or
      otherwise.                               --De Colange.

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