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English

Noun

Singular
recipient

Plural
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  1. One who receives, such as one who receives money or goods.
  2. (medicine) An individual receiving donor organs or tissues.

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French

Etymology

From Latin recipiens, present participle of recipere from re- + capere "to catch." Cognate with English recipient "receiver," Italian, Spanish recipiente "vessel"

Noun

récipient m.

  1. vessel

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