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do·mes·tique

 (dō′mĕs-tēk′)
n.
A member of a competitive bicycle-racing team whose role is to assist the team leader, as by setting the pace.

[French, servant, from Old French; see domestic.]

domestique

(ˌdɒmɛsˈtiːk)
n
(Cycle Racing) (in competitive road cycling) a cyclist whose job is to support the higher-ranking members of the team, by carrying water, cycling in front to allow a team member to ride in one's slipstream, acting as a pacemaker, etc
[French, literally: servant]

domestique

A team rider in road racing, whose job it is to help the team leader to win.
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