mort·gag·or /ˌmȯr-gi-'jȯr/ n: a person who mortgages property

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

index debtor, obligor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A person who borrows money to acquire title to property and pledges that property as security for the debt.

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

The person who has borrowed money and pledged his or her real property as security for the mortgagee (the person or business making the loan). (See also: mortgage)
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

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

The person or company who takes out a mortgage loan from a mortgagee.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

n. The owner of the real property involved in a mortgage.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

   the person who has borrowed money and pledged his/her real property as security for the money provided by the lender (mortgagee).
   See also: mortgage, mortgagee

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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