Definition of receiptor in English:

receiptor

noun

  • Law (chiefly US). A person who receives from a sheriff the property the sheriff has seized from a third person, agreeing to return it upon demand. Compare "bailee". Chiefly historical.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Bibliotheca topographica Britannica. From receipt + -or.

Pronunciation

receiptor

/rɪˈsiːtə/