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noun

a single-decked ship designed to carry dry cargoes, as grain or coal, in bulk form.

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Origin of bulk carrier

First recorded in 1955–60

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bulk carrier

noun

a ship that carries unpackaged cargo, usually consisting of a single dry commodity, such as coal or grainAlso called: bulker
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