amtrac

noun

am·​trac ˈam-ˌtrak How to pronounce amtrac (audio)
variants or amtrack
: a flat-bottomed military vehicle that moves on tracks on land or water

Examples of amtrac in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don Greiger almost had the amtrac tied down when tragedy struck. Dallas News, 16 Dec. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

am(phibious) + trac(tor)

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amtrac was in 1944

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“Amtrac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amtrac. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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