vendee (n.) Look up vendee at
"person to whom something is sold," 1540s; see vend (v.) + -ee.
Vendee Look up Vendee at
department of western France, French Vendée, named for the river through it, which is perhaps from Gaulish vindos "white." Especially in reference to the insurrection there against the Republic in 1793. Related: Vendean.