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Meaning of PHAETON

Pronunciation:  'feyitn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large open car seating four with folding top
 

PHAETON is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: tourer, touring car
 
 See Also: auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pha"["e]*ton\, n. [F. pha['e]ton a kind of carriage,
fr. Pha['e]thon Pha["e]thon, the son of Helios. See
{Pha["e]thon}.]
1. A four-wheeled carriage (with or without a top), open, or
   having no side pieces, in front of the seat. It is drawn
   by one or two horses.

2. See {Pha["e]thon}.

3. (Zo["o]l.) A handsome American butterfly ({Euphydryas, or
   Melit[ae]a, Pha["e]ton}). The upper side of the wings is
   black, with orange-red spots and marginal crescents, and
   several rows of cream-colored spots; -- called also
   {Baltimore}.

 

 

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