Perambulator

Per*am"bu*la`tor

(?), n. 1. One who perambulates.
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2. A surveyor's instrument for measuring distances. It consists of a wheel arranged to roll along over the ground, with an apparatus of clockwork, and a dial plate upon which the distance traveled is shown by an index. See Odometer.
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3. A low carriage for a child, propelled by pushing; a baby carriage; -- called also pram, in Britain.
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Per`a*me"les

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a pouch + L. meles a badger.] (Zol.) Any marsupial of the genus Perameles, which includes numerous species found in Australia. They somewhat resemble rabbits in size and form. See Illust. under Bandicoot.
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