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land yacht

a wind-driven vehicle with a mast and sails, having three wheels, a single seat, and a steering wheel, used especially on beaches and other sandy areas.
Also called sand yacht.
Origin of land yacht
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The brand is a luxury recreational trailer often referred to as a land yacht.
British Dictionary definitions for land yacht

land yacht

a three-wheeled recreational vehicle with a sail, used on land and propelled by wind power
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