three-wheeler

noun
three-wheel·​er | \ ˈthrē-ˌ(h)wē-lər How to pronounce three-wheeler (audio) \

Definition of three-wheeler

: any of various vehicles having three wheels

First Known Use of three-wheeler

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Three-wheeler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-wheeler. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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