wagon-lit

noun wa·gon-lit \ vä-gōⁿ-ˈlē \

Definition of wagon-lit

plural wagons-lits or wagon-lits play \vä-gōⁿ-ˈlē(z)\
: a railroad sleeping car

Origin and Etymology of wagon-lit

French, from wagon railroad car + lit bed


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