Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that trades; a dealer.
  • noun Nautical A ship employed in foreign trade.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is engaged in trade or commerce; one whose business is buying and selling, or barter; one whose vocation it is to buy and sell again personal property for gain.
  • noun A vessel employed regularly in any particular trade, whether foreign or coasting: as, an East Indian trader; a coasting trader.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One engaged in trade or commerce; one who makes a business of buying and selling or of barter; a merchant; a trafficker
  • noun A vessel engaged in the coasting or foreign trade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who gains a livelihood from trading goods or securities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to trade + -er.

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