[ tran-ter ]
/ ˈtræn tər /

noun British Dialect.

a peddler, hawker, or carrier using a horse and cart.

Origin of tranter

1350–1400; alteration of late Middle English traventer < Medieval Latin travetārius, perhaps for Latin trānsvect(us), past participle of trānsvehere to carry across + -ārius -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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