Indiaman

noun
In·​dia·​man | \ ˈin-dē-ə-mən How to pronounce Indiaman (audio) \

Definition of Indiaman

: a merchant ship formerly used in trade with India especially : a large sailing ship used in this trade

First Known Use of Indiaman

1588, in the meaning defined above

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“Indiaman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indiaman. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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