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tarantass

or tarantas

[tahr-uh n-tahs] /ˌtɑr ənˈtɑs/
noun
1.
a large, four-wheeled Russian carriage mounted without springs on two parallel longitudinal wooden bars.
Origin of tarantass
1840-1850
1840-50; < Russian tarantás, said to be < Tatar tarιntas
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tarantass

/ˌtɑːrənˈtæs/
noun
1.
a large horse-drawn four-wheeled Russian carriage without springs
Word Origin
C19: from Russian tarantas, from Kazan Tatar taryntas
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