taximeter

noun
taxi·me·ter | \ˈtak-sē-ˌmē-tər \

Definition of taximeter 

: an instrument for use in a hired vehicle (such as a taxicab) for automatically showing the fare due

First Known Use of taximeter

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for taximeter

French taximètre, modification of German Taxameter, from Medieval Latin taxa tax, charge (from taxare to tax) + German -meter

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