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pram (n.)

"baby carriage," 1881, a colloquial shortening of perambulator, perhaps influenced by pram "flat-bottomed boat" (1540s), especially a type used in Baltic ports for loading and unloading merchant vessels, from Old Norse pramr, from Balto-Slavic (compare Polish prom, Russian poromu "ferryboat," Czech pram "raft"), from PIE *pro-, from root *per- (1) "forward," hence "in front of, toward, through."

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Definitions of pram from WordNet

pram (n.)
a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around;
Synonyms: baby buggy / baby carriage / carriage / perambulator / stroller / go-cart / pushchair / pusher
From wordnet.princeton.edu