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tractor

noun trac·tor \ˈtrak-tər\

: a large vehicle that has two large back wheels and two smaller front wheels and that is used to pull farm equipment

: a short, heavy truck that is designed to pull a large trailer

Full Definition of TRACTOR

1
a :  a 4-wheeled or tracklaying automotive vehicle used especially for drawing farm equipment
b :  a smaller 2-wheeled apparatus controlled through handlebars by a walking operator
c :  3truck 3f
2
:  an airplane having the propeller forward of the main supporting surfaces

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Origin of TRACTOR

New Latin, from Latin trahere
First Known Use: 1900

Rhymes with TRACTOR

tractor

noun trac·tor \ˈtrak-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRACTOR

:  an instrument used to exert traction on a body part or tissue (as in surgical procedures) <a urethral tractor>

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