What is Lessor?

Legal Definition
Lessor is a participant of the leasing contract, who takes possession of the property and provides it as a leasing subject to the lessee for temporary possession.

Commercial banks, credit non-bank organizations, leasing companies often act as a lessor.
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
He who grants a lease. Viterbo v. Friedlander, 120 U. S. 707, 7 Sup. Ct 962, 30 In Ed. 776. See Lessor of the plaintiff.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The owner or landlord who grants a lease to the tenant or lessee. See 120 U. S. 707, 30 L. Ed. 776, 7 Sup. Ct. Rep. 962.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
An owner of real property, who allows another to take temporary possession through a lease.
Legal Definition
Contr. He who grants a lease. Civ. Code of L. art. 2647.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary