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[vee-hik-yuh-ler] /viˈhɪk yə lər/
of, relating to, or for vehicles:
a vehicular tunnel.
serving as a vehicle.
caused by a vehicle; attributed or attributable to vehicles:
vehicular homicide.
carried on or transported by means of a vehicle:
vehicular recording units.
Origin of vehicular
From the Late Latin word vehiculāris, dating back to 1610-20. See vehicle, -ar1
Related forms
nonvehicular, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The whole city is given up to the pasos, vehicular traffic is stopped, all business ceases.

    Things seen in Spain C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • But O'Neill's tidings of the vehicular lad knocked them all from his mind.

    V. V.'s Eyes Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Don had a glimpse of Professor Garet's machine plummeting down in the midst of most of Superior's vehicular population.

  • Here the vehicular traffic might be expected to become much less dense, and they would be able to make better time.

  • THE seventeenth century saw great changes in vehicular design.

    Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus
Word Origin and History for vehicular

1610s, from Late Latin vehicularis, from vehiculum (see vehicle).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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