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self–propelled

adjective self–pro·pelled \ˌself-prə-ˈpeld\

: able to move itself by means of a motor

Full Definition of SELF-PROPELLED

1
:  containing within itself the means for its own propulsion <a self–propelled vehicle>
2
:  mounted on or fired from a moving vehicle <a self–propelled gun>

First Known Use of SELF-PROPELLED

1869

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