tranter

noun trant·er \-tə(r)\

Definition of tranter

plural

-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  one that does odd jobs of transporting or peddling usually with a horse and cart

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Origin and Etymology of tranter

alteration of earlier trauenter, traunter, from Medieval Latin travetarius, perhaps from Latin transvectus (past participle of transvehere to carry across, transport, from trans- + vehere to carry) + -arius -ary — more at way


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