gasogene

noun
gas·​o·​gene | \ ˈga-sə-ˌjēn How to pronounce gasogene (audio) \
variants: or \ ˈga-​zə-​ˌjēn How to pronounce gazogene (audio) \

Definition of gasogene

1 : a portable apparatus for carbonating liquids
2 : an apparatus carried by a vehicle to produce gas for fuel by partial burning of charcoal or wood

First Known Use of gasogene

circa 1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gasogene

French gazogène, from gaz gas (from New Latin gas) + -o- + -gène -gen

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“Gasogene.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gasogene. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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