from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A jitney bus used in the Philippines for public transportation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A vehicle used as public transport in the Philippines, originally made from US military jeeps left over from World War II and well known for their flamboyant decoration and crowded seating.
jeep + (jit)ney.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Probably jeep + jitney. (Wiktionary)