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snow tire

noun
1.
an automobile tire with a deep tread or protruding studs to give increased traction on snow or ice.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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Word Origin and History for snow-tire
n.

1952, from snow (n.) + tire (n.). Earlier mud-and-snow tire (1948).

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