in Europe, a railroad sleeping car
Origin of wagon-litFrench ; from wagon, car, railway coach (; from eastern; English wagon) + lit, bed ; from Classical Latin lectus: see lie
nounpl. wa·gons-lits or wa·gon-lits
A sleeping car on a European railroad train.
Origin of wagon-litFrench : wagon, railroad car (from English wagon) + lit, bed (from Old French, from Latin lēctus; see legh- in Indo-European roots).