col·​por·​tage ˈkäl-ˌpȯr-tij How to pronounce colportage (audio)
: a colporteur's work

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of colportage was circa 1846

Dictionary Entries Near colportage

Cite this Entry

“Colportage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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