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.

Nearby words

  1. domestic-relations court,
  2. domesticate,
  3. domesticated,
  4. domestication,
  5. domesticity,
  6. domett,
  7. domical,
  8. domical vault,
  9. domically,
  10. domicile

Origin of domestique

1980–85; < French: literally, domestic

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