- 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.
Origin of packtrain
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Examples from the Web for packtrain
We can get a man or a boy to look after the ponies and the packtrain.
A packtrain goes two and a half miles an hour, or perhaps one and a half on the mountain trails.Boy Scouts Handbook
Boy Scouts of America
Of course, well have to have the guide Mr. Hammond spoke about, and a packtrain anyway.