telpher

noun
tel·​pher
variants: or less commonly telfer \ ˈtelfə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of telpher

: a light car suspended from and running on aerial cables especially : one automatically propelled by electricity

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History and Etymology for telpher

telpher irregular from tel- entry 1 + Greek pherein to bear; telfer alteration of telpher

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“Telpher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telpher. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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