Definition Of OEM Confusing?

I thought maybe I'm just dense because I couldn't keep straight who was the OEM and who was the rebrander. Not which company did which but which was the "OEM". Common sense would seem to indicate the OEM was the original manufacturer, but I've seen rebranders referred to as OEMs. So I did a little digging and found this:

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