criterium

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noun cri·te·ri·um \krī-ˈtir-ē-əm, krē-ter-ˈyȯm\

Definition of criterium

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

Origin and Etymology of criterium

French critérium competition, literally, criterion, from Late Latin criterium, from Greek kritērion


First Known Use: 1970


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