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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words 
1: Δότης (Strong'S #1395 — Noun Masculine — dotes — dot'-ace )
akin to didomi, "to give," is used in 2—Corinthians 9:7 of him who gives cheerfully (hilariously) and is thereby loved of God.
King James Dictionary 
GIV'ER, n. One who gives a donor a bestower a grantor one who imparts or distributes.
It is the giver, and not the gift, that engrosses the heart of the christian.