- a big merchant ship formerly applied to trade routes to India.
- a sizable ship that traded between Britain and India for the East India business
- a sizable vessel into the Asia trade.
- generally, a ship engaged in the Asia trade; especially and purely, a ship of large tonnage, previously officered and equipped by the East India Company for the trade.
- a sizable sailing ship which was involved with the British trade with India
Sentence for "Indiaman"
Hypernym for "Indiaman"