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noun Railroads.
a car having facilities for preparing and serving light meals.
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Origin of buffet car

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for buffet car

buffet car
/ (ˈbʊfeɪ) /

noun
British a railway coach where light refreshments are served
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