tonner

[ tuhn-er ]
/ ˈtʌn ər /

noun

something having a specified weight in tons (used in combination): The sailboat was a twelve-tonner.

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Origin of tonner

1850–55; in parasynthetic compounds formed from ton1 and a quantifier; see -er1
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