Wagon-lit meaning

vägôɴ-lē
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A sleeping car on a European railroad train.
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In Europe, a railroad sleeping car.
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Origin of wagon-lit

  • French wagon railroad car (from English wagon) lit bed (from Old French) (from Latin lēctus legh- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition