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jin·rik·shaor jin·rick·sha also jin·riki·sha (jĭn-rĭk′shô′)
A small, two-wheeled carriage drawn by one or two persons.
jinrikisha(dʒɪnˈrɪkʃɔː; -ʃə) ,
other names for rickshaw
[C19: from Japanese, from jin man + riki power + sha carriage]
or jin•rik•sha(dʒɪnˈrɪk ʃɔ, -ʃɑ)
n., pl. -shas.
a small, two-wheeled, cartlike passenger vehicle with a fold-down top, pulled by one person, formerly used widely in Japan and China.Also called ricksha, rickshaw.
[1870–75; < Japanese, =jin person + -riki power + -sha vehicle (< Middle Chinese, = Chinese rénlì shē)]