Old English mangere (“merchant, trader, dealer”), from Proto-Germanic *mangōną, from Latin mango "dealer, trader", from Greek 'manganon' "contrivance, means of enchantment", from Proto-Indo-European *mang "to embellish, dress, trim"
monger (plural mongers)
- (UK) A dealer in a specific commodity, normally used in combination
- costermonger, fishmonger, ironmonger
- A person promoting something undesirable, always used in combination
- warmonger, sleazemonger
- A small merchant vessel.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Blount to this entry?)