velodrome

noun ve·lo·drome \ ˈvē-lə-ˌdrōm , ˈve- , ˈvā- \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of velodrome

: a track designed for cycling

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Origin and Etymology of velodrome

borrowed from French vélodrome, from vélo "bicycle, cycle" (short for vélocipède velocipede) + -drome -drome


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