tri·​shaw | \ ˈtrī-ˌshȯ How to pronounce trishaw (audio) \

Definition of trishaw

Examples of trishaw in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The trishaws, which cost $8,000 to $11,000, have an electric assist and can be modified to accommodate passengers with mobility issues. Grace Hauck, USA TODAY, "This nonprofit is transforming the lives of seniors, one bike ride at a time," 19 Dec. 2019 But U Tun Tin, a Rakhine trishaw driver, needed the money and delivered food to the Rohingya camp. Hannah Beech, New York Times, "Across Myanmar, Denial of Ethnic Cleansing and Loathing of Rohingya," 24 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of trishaw

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trishaw

tri- + rickshaw

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“Trishaw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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