from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A set of footprints left in soft ground by a human or animal; especially such a fossilized track

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any of two or more narrow paths, of steel, smooth stone, or the like, laid in a public roadway otherwise formed of an inferior pavement, as cobblestones, to provide an easy way for wheels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tramway.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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  • Ha! Great minds, bilby. See ptero's profile page. :-)

    August 20, 2009

  • "Paleontologists have just identified the world's first known landing trackway for a pterodactyloid pterosaur. This prehistoric flying reptile was so powerful that it needed several steps when landing to stop its forward momentum, according to a new study. The trackway, described in the latest Proceedings of the Royal Society B, provides a rare look at how these dinosaur-era animals behaved."

    - Jennifer Viegas, Pterodactyl's Power Revealed by Landing Path,, 19 August 2009.

    August 20, 2009