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1. A vehicle typically consisting of a saddle mounted over a single wheel and propelled by pedals.
2. Any of various other single-wheeled vehicles.

[uni- + -cycle, perhaps on the model of bicycle.]

u′ni·cy′clist n.
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Noun1.unicyclist - a person who rides a unicycleunicyclist - a person who rides a unicycle  
pedaler, pedaller - a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
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