rail·​bus ˈrāl-ˌbəs How to pronounce railbus (audio)
: a passenger car with an automotive engine for operation on rails

Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of railbus was in 1932

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Cite this Entry

“Railbus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/railbus. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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