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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: odomètre, from Greek hodometron, from hodos 'way, road' + metron 'measure'

odometer

noun
     
Related topics: Motor Vehicles
o‧dom‧e‧ter [countable]
TTC an instrument in a vehicle that shows how many miles or kilometres the vehicle has travelled [= milometer British English]

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