trackway

noun

track·​way ˈtrak-ˌwā How to pronounce trackway (audio)
1
: a beaten or trodden path
2
: a series of fossil footprints (as of a dinosaur)

Examples of trackway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The park has partnered with several of the tribes and pueblos to learn more about ancient human trackways preserved in White Sands. Kathleen Wong, USA TODAY, 10 June 2024 Only five other instances have been discovered—four trackways in China and one near Moab, Utah. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 Apr. 2024 But the petroglyphs placement, and the design of some of the figures, was clearly inspired by the much more ancient trackways. Isaac Schultz / Gizmodo, Quartz, 28 Mar. 2024 There, paleontologists from the museum and partners Naturalis Biodiversity Center and University of Manchester have dug up land and sea creatures and trackways. The Indianapolis Star, 5 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for trackway 

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of trackway was in 1818

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“Trackway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trackway. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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