Proveditor Pro*ved"i*tor, n. [It. proveditore, provveditore, fr. provedere, L. providere. See {Provide}, and cf. {Purveyor}, {Provedore}.] One employed to procure supplies, as for an army, a steamer, etc.; a purveyor; one who provides for another. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • Proveditor — In the Republic of Venice, a proveditor was a civilian official charged with overseeing the actions of the condottiere captains hired by the Republic. Although the office was largely a clerical one, some proveditors, such as Andrea Gritti, were… …   Wikipedia

  • proveditor — pro·ved·i·tor …   English syllables

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  • proveditor — prōˈvedəd.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Italian proveditore, provveditore, from provedito, provvedito (past part of provedere, provvedere to provide, purvey, from Latin providēre to provide) + ore or more at provide 1. : a functionary in the Venetian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Provedore — Prov e*dore, n. [Cf. Sp. proveedor. See {Proveditor}.] A proveditor; a purveyor. [1913 Webster] Busied with the duties of a provedore. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Andrea Gritti — (1455 1538) was the Doge of Venice from 1523 to 1538, following a distinguished diplomatic and military career.Gritti was born in Bardolino, near Verona. He spent much of his early life in Constantinople, looking after Venetian interests. In 1499 …   Wikipedia

  • Erizzo — Francesco Erizzo. Francesco Erizzo (* 18. Februar 1566; † 3. Januar 1646) war der 98. Doge von Venedig. Er regierte von 1631 bis 1646. Bei seinem Amtsantritt wütete die letzte der großen Pestepidemien, die die Stadt seit dem 14. Jah …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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