Definition for PAN'DER

PAN'DER, n. [qu. It. pandere, to set abroad, or Pandarus, in Chaucer. In Pers. بُنْدَارْ bondar, is the keeper of a warehouse or granary, a forestaller who buys and hoards goods to enhance the price; answering to L. mango. But the real origin of the word is not obvious.]

A pimp; a procurer; a male bawd; a mean profligate wretch who caters for the lust of others. – Dryden. Shak.

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