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Main Entry: 1mer·chant
Pronunciation: primarystressmschwar-chschwant
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English marchant "merchant," from early French marcheant (same meaning), derived from Latin mercari "to trade," from merc-, merx "merchandise" --related to COMMERCE, MARKET
1 : a buyer and seller of goods for profit; especially : one who carries on trade on a large scale or with foreign countries

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