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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.
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a pedal-operated tricycle, available for hire, with an attached seat for one or two passengers
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(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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COVENTRY could be set to welcome pedicabs and Tuk Tuks to its streets - though a timescale for this is not yet known.
Plans to place novelty pedicabs and tuk tuks on Coventry's roads have been given the green light by the council.
The pedicabs were designed by scholars from Center for Arts, Recreation and Education (CARE) Foundation, who also welcome the tour's guests with Waray-waray folk dances and songs.
Ano on Tuesday called on city and municipal mayors to impose and strictly implement a ban on pedicabs and tricycles along national highways.
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Footage showed some passengers with umbrellas sitting on the roofs of pedicabs with their luggage to get to the airport without getting wet in the rain on Tuesday.
And they knew their business would be circumscribed by finicky rules: Pedicabs are not allowed to cruise the streets for customers (they must wait in designated areas for customers to find them) and cannot operate in public parks, for example.
Open of Surfing (USOS) in Huntington Beach, CA, promoting responsible drinking at the event by fielding a fleet of branded pedicabs (pictured above) and a shuttle bus.
Wayne Whiting, owner of Eugene Pedicabs, was more than happy to give me an afternoon shift on one of his five three-wheeled cabs, of which I'm an unabashed fan.