Colportage vs Colporteur - What's the difference?

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Colporteur is a related term of colportage.

Colportage is a related term of colporteur.


As nouns the difference between colportage and colporteur

is that colportage is the distribution or selling of publications via carriers, particularly devotional literature while colporteur is a peddler of publications, especially of religious books.

colportage

English

(wp)

Noun

(-)
  • the distribution or selling of publications via carriers, particularly devotional literature
  • colporteur

    English

    (wp)

    Alternative forms

    * colporter

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A peddler of publications, especially of religious books