autorail

noun
au·​to·​rail
variants: or autorailer \ " + ˌ⸗⸗ \
plural -s

Definition of autorail

: a self-propelled vehicle equipped with both flange wheels and pneumatic tires and thus adaptable to either railway or highway operation

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History and Etymology for autorail

auto- entry 2 + rail or railer

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“Autorail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autorail. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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