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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Provisor \Pro*vi"sor\, n. [L., fr. providere: cf. F. proviseur. See Provide.] 1. One who provides; a purveyor. [Obs.] "The chief provisor of our horse." --Ford. [1913 Webster] 2. (R. C. Ch.) (a) The purveyor, steward, or treasurer of a religious house. --Cowell. (b) One who is regularly inducted into a benefice. See Provision, 5. --P. Plowman. [1913 Webster] 3. (Eng. Hist.) One who procures or receives a papal provision. See Provision, 6. [1913 Webster]