rickshaw

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noun rick·shaw \ˈrik-ˌshȯ\
variants: or less commonly

ricksha

Definition of rickshaw

  1. :  a small covered 2-wheeled vehicle usually for one passenger that is pulled by one man and that was used originally in Japan

Origin and Etymology of rickshaw

alteration of jinrikisha


First Known Use: 1879


RICKSHAW Defined for English Language Learners

rickshaw

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noun rick·shaw \ˈrik-ˌshȯ\

Definition of rickshaw for English Language Learners

  • : a small, light vehicle with two wheels that is pulled by one person on foot or on a bicycle and that is used in some Asian countries


RICKSHAW Defined for Kids

rickshaw

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noun rick·shaw \ˈrik-ˌshȯ\
variants: also

ricksha

\ˈrik-ˌshȯ\

Definition of rickshaw for Students

  1. :  a small carriage with two wheels that is pulled by one person and was used originally in Japan


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