adjective \ˈmər-chən-tə-bəl\

law : of good enough quality to be sold

Full Definition of MERCHANTABLE

:  of commercially acceptable quality :  salable
mer·chant·abil·i·ty \ˌmər-chən-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun


  1. <a logging operation that strips an area of all of its trees, only a small percentage of which will yield merchantable timber>

First Known Use of MERCHANTABLE

15th century


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