carfax

/ (ˈkɑːfæks) /

noun

a place where principal roads or streets intersect, esp a place in a town where four roads meet

Word Origin for carfax

C14: from Anglo-French carfuks, from Old French carrefures, from Latin quadrifurcus four-forked
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carfax


n.

see carrefour.

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