café car


noun

a railroad car, part of which is used as a diner and part as a lounge, smoker, etc.

Nearby words

  1. caftan,
  2. café,
  3. café au lait,
  4. café au lait spots,
  5. café brûlot,
  6. café chantant,
  7. café con leche,
  8. café crème,
  9. café curtain,
  10. café filtre

Origin of café car

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

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