backhoe

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noun back·hoe \-ˌhō\

Definition of backhoe

  1. :  an excavating machine having a bucket that is attached to a rigid bar hinged to a boom and that is drawn toward the machine in operation

1928

First Known Use of backhoe

1928


BACKHOE Defined for English Language Learners

backhoe

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noun back·hoe \-ˌhō\

Definition of backhoe for English Language Learners

  • : a large machine that digs into the ground with a metal scoop


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