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noun
the principles and rules, drawn chiefly from custom, determining the rights and obligations of commercial transactions; commercial law.
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Origin of law merchant

First recorded in 1615–25

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British Dictionary definitions for law merchant

law merchant

noun
mercantile law the body of rules and principles determining the rights and obligations of the parties to commercial transactions; commercial law
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