: of, relating to, or being a narrow-gauge railroad whose track is mounted in sections upon transverse metal beams and is easily demountable and transportable

Word History


after Paul Decauville †1922 French industrialist who invented equipment for such a railroad

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“Decauville.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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