les·sor /'le-ˌsȯr, le-'sȯr/ n: a person who conveys the possession of real or personal property under a lease

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun business owner, landlord, owner, property owner II index landlord, obligee, transferor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A person who rents or leases property to someone else; a landlord.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

The owner of real property, who rents it to the tenant, or lessee.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. The owner of real or personal property, an interest in which is granted by lease.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

One who rents real property or personal property to another.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

One who rents real property or personal property to another.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   the owner of real property who rents it to a lessee pursuant to a written lease. Thus, he/she/it is the landlord and the lessee is the tenant.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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