Meaning of supercargo

su•per•car•go

Pronunciation: (s"pur-kär'gō, s'pur-kär"-), [key]
— pl. -goes, -gos.
  1. a merchant-ship officer who is in charge of the cargo and the commercial concerns of the voyage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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