merchantable

[ mur-chuh n-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˈmɜr tʃən tə bəl /

adjective Chiefly Law.

marketable: merchantable war-surplus goods.

Origin of merchantable

1475–85; earlier marchandabull. See merchant, -able

Related forms

mer·chant·a·ble·ness, nounun·mer·chant·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for merchantable

merchantable

/ (ˈmɜːtʃəntəbəl) /

adjective

suitable for trading

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