amtrac

noun
am·​trac | \ ˈam-ˌtrak How to pronounce amtrac (audio) \
variants: or amtrack

Definition of amtrac

: a flat-bottomed military vehicle that moves on tracks on land or water

First Known Use of amtrac

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amtrac

amphibious + tractor

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“Amtrac.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amtrac?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=a&file=amtrac01. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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