adjective Chiefly Law.
Related formsmer·chant·a·ble·ness, nounun·mer·chant·a·ble, adjective
Examples from the Web for merchantable
It was ordered by the Court that she should receive one hundred pounds of merchantable tobacco from George Harrison's estate.Some Notes on Shipbuilding and Shipping in Colonial Virginia|Cerinda W. Evans
He had taken upon himself to specify the particular kind of boilers he wanted; he got them and they were merchantable boilers.Commercial Law|Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
He told me that a fair average crop was about 1500 pounds of Havana, or 2500 pounds of Florida, per acre, of merchantable leaf.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff
Another production is the wild nutmeg, but having no flavour, it is on that account not merchantable.An Historical View of the Philippine Islands, Vol II (of 2)|Martinez de Zuniga
A single acre has yielded 100,000 cubic feet of merchantable timber.Trees. A Woodland Notebook|Herbert Maxwell