Meaning of MERCHANDISE in English


Pronunciation: ' m ə r-ch ə n- ˌ d ī z, - ˌ d ī s

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English marchaundise, from Anglo-French marchandise, from marcheant

Date: 13th century

1 archaic : the occupation of a merchant : TRADE

2 : the commodities or goods that are bought and sold in business : WARES

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.