minicab

[min-ee-kab]
noun Chiefly British.
a minicar that serves as a taxicab.

Origin:
1955–60; mini- + cab1

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minicab (ˈmɪnɪˌkæb)
 
n
(Brit) a small saloon car used as a taxi

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