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packtrain

[ pak-treyn ]
/ ˈpækˌtreɪn /
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noun

a line or succession of pack animals, as mules or burros, used to transport food and supplies over terrain unsuitable for wagons or other vehicles.

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Origin of packtrain

First recorded in 1840–50; pack1 + train
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