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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: taximeter cab 'taxi', from taximeter 'instrument in a taxi for showing the amount to be paid' (19-21 centuries), from French taximètre, from German taxameter, from Medieval Latin taxa 'charge' (from taxare; TAX2) + German -meter

taxicab

noun
     
Related topics: Motor Vehicles
tax‧i‧cab [countable]
TTC a taxi

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