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1. A tricycle.
a. Any of several early bicycles having pedals attached to the front wheel.
b. An early bicycle propelled by pushing the feet along the ground while straddling the vehicle.
[French vélocipède : Latin vēlōx, vēlōc-, fast; see velocity + Latin pēs, ped-, foot; see -ped.]
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1. (Mechanical Engineering) an early form of bicycle propelled by pushing along the ground with the feet
2. (Mechanical Engineering) any early form of bicycle or tricycle
[C19: from French vélocipède, from Latin vēlōx swift + pēs foot]
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an early kind of bicycle or tricycle.
[1810–20; < French]
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A large tricycle intended for adult use.
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|Noun||1.||velocipede - any of several early bicycles with pedals on the front wheel|
|2.||velocipede - a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals|
cycle rickshaw, pedicab - a tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling); used in the Orient for transporting passengers for hire; "boys who once pulled rickshaws now pedal pedicabs"
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
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velocipede(archaic) [vəˈlɒsɪpiːd] N → velocípedo m
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n (form) → Fahrrad nt, → Veloziped nt (old)
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