negotiant

noun ne·go·ti·ant \ ni-ˈgō-sh(ē-)ənt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of negotiant

: one that negotiates

Origin and Etymology of negotiant

borrowed from French négociant "merchant, trader," going back to Middle French, noun derivative (perhaps after Italian negoziante) from present participle of negocier "to do business, trade," borrowed from Latin negōtiārī — more at negotiate


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