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 for perambulator
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Perambulator \Per*am"bu*la`tor\, n.
     1. One who perambulates.
        [1913 Webster]
     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
        [1913 Webster]
     3. A low carriage for a child, propelled by pushing; a baby
        carriage; -- called also pram, in Britain.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ambulator \Am"bu*la`tor\, n.
     1. One who walks about; a walker.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Zool.)
        (a) A beetle of the genus Lamia.
        (b) A genus of birds, or one of this genus.
            [1913 Webster]
     3. An instrument for measuring distances; -- called also
        perambulator. --Knight.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child
           is pushed around [syn: baby buggy, baby carriage,
           carriage, perambulator, pram, stroller, go-cart,
           pushchair, pusher]

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