criterium


cri·te·ri·um

noun \krī-ˈtir-ē-əm, krē-ter-ˈym\

Definition of CRITERIUM

:  a bicycle race of a specified number of laps on a closed course over public roads closed to normal traffic

Origin of CRITERIUM

French critérium competition, literally, criterion, from Late Latin criterium, from Greek kritērion
First Known Use: 1970

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