panda car

noun

British
: a police patrol car

Word History

Etymology

from its black-and-white coloration

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of panda car was in 1967

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Cite this Entry

“Panda car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panda%20car. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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