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odometer

noun odom·e·ter \ō-ˈdä-mə-tər\

: a device in a car, truck, etc., that measures the distance that the vehicle has traveled

Full Definition of ODOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring the distance traveled (as by a vehicle)

Origin of ODOMETER

French odomètre, from Greek hodometron, from hodos way, road + metron measure — more at measure
First Known Use: 1791

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