colectivo

colectivo

[koh-lek-tee-voh; Spanish kaw-lek-tee-vaw]
noun, plural colectivos [koh-lek-tee-vohz; Spanish kaw-lek-tee-vaws] (in Latin America)
a small public bus.

Origin:
< American Spanish: literally, collective, i.e., a vehicle used collectively; Spanish < Latin collēctīvus collective

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