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locomote

[loh-kuh-moht]
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verb (used without object), lo·co·mot·ed, lo·co·mot·ing.
  1. to move about, especially under one's own power.
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Origin of locomote

First recorded in 1825–35; back formation from locomotion
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Word Origin and History for locomoting

locomote

v.

1831, back-formation from locomotion.

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