perambulator

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Noun[edit]

perambulator (plural perambulators)

  1. (Britain) A baby carriage; a pram.
    • 1919: P. G. Wodehouse, My Man Jeeves
      That will be all this afternoon," he said to the nurse, who got up with the baby and decanted it into a perambulator which was standing in the fairway.
  2. One who perambulates.
  3. A surveyor's instrument for measuring distances, consisting of a wheel that rolls over the ground, along with a clockwork apparatus and a dial plate upon which the distance travelled is shown by an index.

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Verb[edit]

perambulātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of perambulō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of perambulō

References[edit]

  • perambulator” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • perambulator in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016