Cargo being loaded onto a truck.
An example of cargo is a combination of plumbing parts carried to its destination on a plane.
nounpl. -·goes or -·gos
Origin of cargoSp, burden from cargar, to load, impose taxes from Vulgar Latin carricare: see charge
nounpl. car·goes, or car·gos
Origin of cargoSpanish from cargar to load from Late Latin carricāre from Latin carrus a Gallic type of wagon ; see kers- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural cargos or cargoes)
From Spanish cargo (“load, burden”), from cargar (“to load”), from Late Latin carricare.