noun \vä-gōⁿ-ˈlē\
plural wagons–lits or wagon–lits \-gōⁿ-ˈlē(z)\

Definition of WAGON-LIT

:  a railroad sleeping car

Origin of WAGON-LIT

French, from wagon railroad car + lit bed
First Known Use: 1884


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