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minibus

[min-ee-buhs]
noun
  1. a small bus, seating about 15 passengers and typically transporting people short distances.
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Origin of minibus

1840–50; mini- + bus1; the 19th-century word, meaning “small carriage,” perhaps mini(mum) + (omni)bus
Also called microbus.
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minibus

noun
  1. a small bus able to carry approximately ten passengers
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