velodrome

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noun ve·lo·drome \ˈvē-lə-ˌdrōm, ˈve-, ˈvā-\

Definition of velodrome

  1. :  a track designed for cycling

Origin and Etymology of velodrome

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


First Known Use: 1895

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