vecturist

vecturist
/vek"cheuh rist/, n.
a person who collects transportation tokens as a hobby.
[ < L vectur(a) transport, money paid for transport, fare (vect(us) ptp. of vehere to convey + -ura -URE) + -IST]

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Universalium. 2010.

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