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A small three-wheeled vehicle having a seat, pedals, and handlebars for the operator and a usually hooded cab for passengers.


a pedal-operated tricycle, available for hire, with an attached seat for one or two passengers


(ˈpɛd ɪˌkæb)

(esp. in Southeast Asia) a three-wheeled public conveyance operated by pedals, typically one having a hooded cab for two passengers mounted behind the driver.
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Noun1.pedicab - a tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling)pedicab - a tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling); used in the Orient for transporting passengers for hire; "boys who once pulled rickshaws now pedal pedicabs"
tricycle, trike, velocipede - a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals


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Christian "Thor" Thoreson and his partner Christina Holmes hoped their pedicab company would appeal to city officials aiming to boost tourism and minimize drunk driving and congestion.
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