Stationer meaning

stāshə-nər
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One that sells stationery.
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(obs.) A bookseller or publisher.
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A person who sells office supplies, greeting cards, some books, etc.
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A person or business that sells stationery.
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Origin of stationer

  • Middle English staciouner a bookseller from Medieval Latin statiōnārius shopkeeper (as against a peddler) probably from Latin statiō statiōn- place of business station

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Mediaeval Latin stationarius, used of a bookseller who had a fixed station, especially at universities.

    From Wiktionary