[ loh-kuh-moht ]
/ ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊt /
verb (used without object), lo·co·mot·ed, lo·co·mot·ing.
to move about, especially under one's own power.
Origin of locomote
First recorded in 1825–35; back formation from locomotion
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Word Origin and History for locomoting
1831, back-formation from locomotion.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper