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domestique

[ doh-mes-teek ]
/ ˌdoʊ mɛsˈtik /
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noun

Cycling. a member of a bicycle-racing team who assists the leader, as by setting a pace, preventing breakaways by other teams, or supplying food during a race.

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Origin of domestique

1980–85; <French: literally, domestic
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