mer·chant /'mər-chənt/ n: a person who trades in goods esp. of a certain kind and possesses expertise in the area of the goods and the practices of trading in them or who employs others with such expertisea warranty that the goods shall be merchantable is implied in a contract for their sale if the seller is a merchant with respect to goods of that kind — Uniform Commercial Code
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
businessperson, chandler, consigner, dealer, distributer, distributor, entrepreneur, handler, hawker, huckster, mercator, merchandiser, middleman, monger, peddler, retailer, salesperson, seller, shopkeeper, shopman, storekeeper, trader, tradesperson, vendor
- jus accrescendi inter mercatores, pro beneficlo commercii, locum non habet. — The right of survivorship does not exist between merchants for the benefit of commerceII index dealer, supplier, vendor
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.A person who buys and sells goods, usually buying wholesale and selling at retail; a trader; a person who imports and exports goods for sale.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
n. An individual or entity that buys goods and resells them for a profit, and that is assumed to be expert in the particular type of goods.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.