tonner

noun
ton·​ner | \ ˈtə-nər How to pronounce tonner (audio) \

Definition of tonner

: an object (such as a ship) having a specified tonnage used in combinationa thousand-tonner

First Known Use of tonner

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Tonner.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tonner. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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