velocipede

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ve·loc·i·pede

noun \və-ˈlä-sə-ˌpēd\

Definition of VELOCIPEDE

:  a lightweight wheeled vehicle propelled by the rider: as
a archaic :  bicycle
b :  tricycle
c :  a 3-wheeled railroad handcar

Examples of VELOCIPEDE

  1. <a museum with an interesting collection of 19th-century velocipedes>

Origin of VELOCIPEDE

French vélocipède, from Latin veloc-, velox + ped-, pes foot — more at foot
First Known Use: 1818

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