velocipede

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English[edit]

A velocipede.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French vélocipède, from Latin veloci dative singular of velox (swift) + ped (foot)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /vɪˈlɒs.ɪ.piːd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /vɪˈlɑs.ɪ.pid/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lo‧ci‧ped

Noun[edit]

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velocipede (plural velocipedes)

  1. Early two-wheeled conveyance upon which one rode astride a wooden frame propelled by means of pushing the feet against the ground
  2. (archaic) Generic term for three and four-wheeled machines driven by foot or hand levers to the rear or front axle
  3. (archaic) a late-1860s bicycle driven by cranks on the front axle
  4. a bicycle

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Noun[edit]

velocipede m (plural velocipedi)

  1. velocipede

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