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lunar rover

noun (often initial capital letters) U.S. Aerospace.
  1. a wire-wheeled, battery-powered vehicle used by Apollo astronauts to explore the moon's surface.
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Origin of lunar rover

First recorded in 1970–75
Also called lunar roving vehicle.
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