Meaning of CARGO in English


ˈkär(ˌ)gō, ˈkȧ(ˌ)- noun

( plural cargoes or cargos )

Etymology: Spanish cargo, carga load, burden, charge, from cargar to load, from Late Latin carricare — more at charge

: the lading or freight of a ship, airplane, or vehicle : the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed : load , freight — usually used of goods only and not of live animals or persons

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