perambulator

[ per-am-byuh-ley-ter ]
/ pərˈæm byəˌleɪ tər /

noun

an odometer pushed by a person walking.
a person who makes a tour of inspection on foot.

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Origin of perambulator

1605–15; < Medieval Latin: inspector, surveyor; see perambulate, -tor

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British Dictionary definitions for perambulator

perambulator
/ (pəˈræmbjʊˌleɪtə) /

noun

a formal word for pram 1
a wheel-like instrument used by surveyors to measure distances
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