KJV Dictionary Definition: merchant


MER'CHANT, n. L.mercor,to buy.

1. A man who trafficks or carries on trade with foreign countries,or who exports and imports goods and sells them by wholesale.

2. In popular usage, any trader, or one who deals in the purchase and sale of goods.

3. A ship in trade. Not used.

MER'CHANT, v.i. To trade. Not in use.


MER'CHANTABLE, a. Fit for market; such as is usually sold in market or such as will bring the ordinary price; as merchantable wheat or timber.