freighter

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Etymology[edit]

freight +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

freighter (plural freighters)

  1. One who loads a ship, or one who charters and loads a ship.
  2. One employed in receiving and forwarding freight.
  3. One for whom freight is transported.
  4. (nautical) A vessel used mainly to carry freight; a cargo ship.
  5. (aviation, by extension) An aircraft used mainly to carry freight; a cargo aircraft or cargo plane.

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